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CNBCUS gas and electric utility CenterPoint Energy to buy rival Vectren in $6 billion dealCNBCU.S. gas and electric utility Centerpoint Energy said on Monday it would buy rival Vectren for about $6 billion to diversify its customer base and give it more scale. Vectren shareholders will receive $72 in cash for each share held, representing a ...CenterPoint Energy to acquire Vectren in $8.5 billion dealPlattsUtility CenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in $6 billion dealReutersCenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in $6B dealUtility DiveUSA TODAYall 90 news articles »

Santa Clara WeeklyLarry Owens Retires: Led Santa Clara Electric Utility into a Customer-Centric 21st CenturySanta Clara WeeklyThe excellent reputation that Silicon Valley Power—Santa Clara's City-owned electric utility—enjoys among industrial, commercial and residential customers alike has a lot to do with the far-sighted leadership of Larry Owens. That leadership has been ...

NPRUS Utilities Look To Electric Cars As Their Savior Amid Decline In DemandNPRThe U.S. electricity sector is eyeing the developing electric car market as a remedy for an unprecedented decline in demand for electricity. After decades of rising electricity demand, experts say the utility industry grossly underestimated the impact ...New campaign promotes electric cars, with help from states and automakersCurbedall 12 news articles »

NJ SpotlightPSE&G Wants BPU to OK $1.9B Plan to Upgrade Gas PipelinesNJ SpotlightPublic Service Electric & Gas has reached agreement with state regulators to spend $1.9 billion to replace much of its aging gas pipeline system under a deal that could be approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities as early as Wednesday. The ...and more »

NasdaqUtility CenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in $6 billion dealReuters(Reuters) - U.S. gas and electric utility CenterPoint Energy (CNP.N) said on Monday it would buy rival Vectren Corp (VVC.N) for about $6 billion, the latest in a string of mergers in the sector as power consumption in many parts of the country flattens ...CenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in a $6B merger dealWTSP.comVectren confirms merge into CenterPoint Energy of HoustonEvansville Courier & PressUtility CenterPoint Energy to buy Vectren in $6 bln dealNasdaqGuruFocus.comall 53 news articles »

DesMoinesRegister.comDecorah Power takes on Alliant Energy for right to pursue city utilityDesMoinesRegister.comA small group of Decorah residents is battling Alliant Energy, a giant, $9.2 billion investor-owned utility, for the city's right to pursue the creation of a publicly owned utility to provide power to its 8,000 residents. Residents say they want a ...and more »

US must invest in innovation for the energy revolution, say Norman Augustine and Chad HollidayPress of Atlantic CityAdvanced gas turbines, the result of research aimed at jet engines, meant that electric utilities could use those new natural gas supplies more efficiently, which in turn lowered costs. Just recently, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, U.S. Army ...

Sen. Scott disappoints with vote on electric vehiclesThe Grand Junction Daily SentinelIn a disappointing party-line vote, the Senate Transportation Committee killed a bill (SB 216) that would have allowed utilities to invest in building out electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure. The bipartisan bill sought to address the biggest question ...