GE takes forward step in long recovery march
General Electric Co.'s first earnings report of 2018 provided overall signs of recovery for the burdened company, but not for its trademark GE Power division, whose generators produce more than one-quarter of global electricity by the company's count.
FERC to deepen focus on legal policies — sources
A well-known energy lawyer working as a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission adviser is expected to take on a larger role reviewing FERC's legal policies, according to multiple sources.
Eastern grid operator warns of pipeline industry inaction
The nation's largest regional power grid operator, PJM Interconnection, has called for new federal regulation over natural gas pipelines to counter potential threats to electric power plant operations from disruptions or attacks affecting gas supplies.
Appropriators corner Perry on DOE research spending
Officially, Energy Secretary Rick Perry was called before members of the Senate Energy Appropriations Subcommittee yesterday to explain the Trump administration's proposed cuts in energy research in its fiscal 2019 budget. He soon found himself in a defensive crouch over funding for the Department of Energy's 17 national laboratories.
Ross' high-stakes gambles set path for Trump trade wars
When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross took his first big gamble on steel, it was with his and investors' money. They took the risk, and when it worked, the payoff was huge. Ross is now in the midst of a second gamble on steel for himself and his boss, President Trump, with much more at stake.