The desert town of Palm Springs, Calif., on Monday tried to deal a final blow to a Wind Energy Partnership Ltd. lawsuit challenging approval of a rival company’s wind farm, asking a judge to find there’s no evidence Wind Energy's due process rights were violated.
German utility RWE AG received a construction permit Wednesday for what will become one of Europe's biggest offshore wind farms, but said uncertainty over the speed of grid construction could delay a financial close and push the €3 billion ($3.9 billion) project's start date into 2014.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday approved a settlement between pipeline giant Kinder Morgan and a group of airlines over rate hikes for use of the CalNev pipeline, which runs from Colton, Calif., to Las Vegas.
The Republican leader of the House Natural Resources Committee subpoenaed the U.S. Department of the Interior Tuesday on claims that it altered a report to suggest that a group of prominent engineers supported the Obama administration’s drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to limit greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants would hold coal-fired facilities to a standard based on pollution from natural gas plants — a policy shift that could effectively halt construction of new coal units, experts say.
Britain on Tuesday pledged £1 billion ($1.6 billion) in new funding for its carbon capture and storage initiative and widened the list of eligible projects in an effort to reinvigorate the program, which so far has failed to spark widespread enthusiasm from power producers.
New York City cashed in Tuesday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo carved up a $1.2 billion infrastructure project pie in the state's new budget, serving up $489 million for the Big Apple and more than $200 million each for the Albany and Hudson Valley regions' roads and bridges.
Macquarie Group LLC, the world's biggest manager of infrastructure investments, will raise a $2 billion fund focused on U.S. and Canadian infrastructure projects, a person familiar with the matter confirmed Tuesday.
Riverkeeper Inc. on Monday tore into a $5.2 billion plan to rebuild New York's Tappan Zee Bridge, saying a draft environmental impact statement ignores the state's legal obligations and suffers from massive shortcomings that render the project "ridiculous" from a green perspective.
Australian mining co. Aquila Resources Ltd. will sell large stakes in two of its coal projects to units of trading giant Sumitomo Corp. in order to raise capital for Aquila's share of a AU$5.8 billion (US$6 billion) iron ore mine in Western Australia, according to deals announced Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of the Interior unveiled plans Tuesday to speed up permitting of onshore oil and gas drilling on federal lands, nodding to industry criticisms that the process can be slow and cumbersome.
The Federal Highway Administration has approved two new ramps for the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens, New York, near a 62-acre former ash dump, removing a major hurdle to the city's $3 billion Willets Point redevelopment plan, a NYC Economic Development Corp. representative said Tuesday.
London-based Altona Energy PLC, which has bet big on the future of "clean coal," announced Tuesday it's teaming up with Beijing construction firm Maison Global as part of its efforts to gain a foothold in China.
Xstrata PLC on Tuesday sold a controlling 51 percent stake in its Chilean hydroelectric development company to Australian energy heavyweight Origin Energy Ltd. for an undisclosed amount.
U.K. oil company Cairn Energy PLC will pay $450 million for Norway's Agora Oil & Gas AS to add more North Sea wells already close to production and shift away from Greenland, where a two-year search for oil has come up dry, Cairn said Tuesday.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority on Monday released a revised $68.4 billion plan to bring 220-mph train service to the state, cutting $30 billion from a previous estimate by proposing to integrate new construction with existing infrastructure instead of building all new track.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday again pushed back its deadline for finalizing the first federal air pollution standards for wells that are hydraulically fractured, giving itself until mid-April to offer up the regulations.
The U.S. subsidiaries of insolvent German solar developer Solar Millennium AG filed for Chapter 11 protection Monday in Delaware, after funding from the parent company for a multibillion-dollar solar power plant in California — one of the largest in the world — dried up.
Nstar Electric Co.’s proposed purchase of power from Massachusetts-based Cape Wind Associates LLC’s controversial offshore wind farm will cost at least $940 million more than the cost of conventional electricity throughout the 15-year contract, according to the company’s proposal filed Friday.
Landowners in the Barnett Shale region of Texas lack standing to sue Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiary XTO Energy Inc. for reducing competition by walking away from lease terms proposed before the natural gas market tanked, a Texas appeals court ruled Thursday.