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December 8, 2017 12:11 AM GE’s Power Division to Eliminate 12,000 Jobs After Misjudging Demand

About half of cuts will come in Europe, where unit has factories in France, Germany and Switzerland General Electric Co. said Thursday it was cutting 12,000 jobs in its power business, or nearly 18% of the unit’s workforce, as the conglomerate slashes costs and battles overcapacity in an industry in upheaval. GE’s Power unit has been a drag on earnings 60

November 29, 2017 8:33 PM Don Blankenship, Coal CEO Jailed for Mine Disaster, to Run for West Virginia Senate

Onetime Massey Energy CEO enters GOP primary field dominated by strong candidates Don Blankenship, a former coal executive who served a year in prison for conspiring to violate mine-safety laws before a 2010 mine disaster, is running for Senate in West Virginia, a GOP official said, adding another candidate to the field of Republicans challenging Democratic 35

November 28, 2017 3:27 AM Rockets trounce Nets for 5th straight victory

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) shakes guard James Harden's hand after drawing a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Houston. Houston won the game 117-103. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith) Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) shakes guard James Harden's hand after drawing 57

November 20, 2017 5:58 PM Luminant cuts about 600 jobs as it closes Texas coal plants

Electricity generator Luminant is cutting about 600 jobs as it closes three coal-fired power plants and a mine in Texas. The Texas Workforce Commission said Monday that Luminant plans to make the layoffs in January. Luminant previously announced that it would shutter the Monticello, Big Brown and Sandow power plants. The filing with regulators puts a number 79

November 2, 2017 3:18 PM Russian Facebook ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign

Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote Republican Donald Trump, denigrate Democrat Hillary Clinton and divide Americans over some of the nation's most sensitive social issues. The ads that emerged, a sampling of the 3,000 that Russians 67

October 25, 2017 7:56 AM WVU Research Corp. gets $1.3M to develop sensors

WVU Research Corp. gets $1.3M to develop sensors West Virginia's U.S. Senators say a $1.3 million grant from the federal Office of Fossil Energy will go to the West Virginia University Research Corp. to support efforts to develop sensors that monitor corrosion in coal-fired power generation boilers. The project is aimed at improving operations at existing 65

October 23, 2017 3:15 PM Southern Smoke 2017 takes in $500,000

Matthew Rudofker, culinary director for the Momofuku restaurant group, slicing ribs at Southern Smoke 2017. Pitmaster Rodney Scott, left, pulls pork from a smoked whole hog, as Chris Shepherd looks on at Southern Smoke 2017. Shepherd organized the third Southern Smoke held on the Underbelly campus on Oct. 22. Jonathan Pittman of the HOUBBQ Collective 68

October 22, 2017 5:26 PM Trump Plan for Coal, Nuclear Power Draws Fire From Environmental, Oil Groups

Critics from factions often at odds are calling Trump administration’s proposal a bailout for struggling power plants WASHINGTON—A Trump administration proposal aimed at shoring up coal-fired and nuclear power plants across the nation has generated opposition from an array of energy and consumer interests, including some who are often at odds on energy 62

October 18, 2017 10:45 PM Northam owns stocks in Dominion, other companies with extensive interests in Virginia

As a state senator, Ralph Northam began expanding his financial portfolio to include stock in companies that do extensive business in Virginia. In early 2013, he reported owning between $10,000 and $50,000 of stock in Dominion Energy, Virginia’s largest utility and the top corporate donor to local campaigns. Later that year, Northam voted on eight Senate 56

October 18, 2017 11:16 AM SEC Alleges Rio Tinto Misled Investors Over Value of Coal Assets

Miner valued Mozambique coal assets at $3 billion though value was internally assessed at negative $680 million, according to lawsuit U.S. regulators on Tuesday sued Rio Tinto PLC and two former top executives over claims they misled investors about the value of Mozambique coal assets obtained in a disastrous acquisition that caused huge losses for the global 48