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Most new natural gas plants cannot compete in the marketplace.
These large-scale batteries solve many problems, though they are expensive.
Three reasons to buy the utility, not the turbine makers.
If these events transpire, three utilities would reap benefits.
This should help the economy but make it tough for power producers
This isn't a big deal -- and, in fact, it will create some winners
Is the future bleak for generating facilities? Coal history? Nukes doomed?
Take a look at the most attractive ones for the coming week.
New England still relies on oil for electric power, and that raises rates for everybody.
Expect unintended outcomes if the U.S. exits too quickly from coal.
Pollution-free wind and solar power beats stinking old plants.
A recent auction foretells limp demand -- and disappointing prices -- in both.
Nat-gas price moves will have different effects on each of the three major power producers.
For investors, it should be clear there is no such thing as a national grid.
A utility deregulation scheme has made it tougher to bring much-needed generating capacity to the state.
Solar and nuclear powered cost leaders will win when mid-market participants, mostly using coal and cheap natural gas, are gone.
Plants that cannot produce power economically are liabilities, not assets.
Summer usage was down from 2011 levels, and this could ding utilities' quarters.
In deregulated markets, speculating on pricing power is a gamble.
Energy deliverers have a demanding consumer base and motivated regulators, often with little exposure to commodity prices.