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Heatwave-related rotating power outages hit Bay Area

Record temperatures during the day turned into a rotating power outage for hundreds of thousands across the Bay Area Friday night. The outages were expected to last at least 11 hours, and about an hour per affected neighborhood, according to a tweet from PG&E. The electrical emergency condition 3 of …

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NRG to buy direct power from Centrica for $ 3.6 billion

Text size JOSH EDELSON / AFP via Getty Images Centrica’s shares soared more than 17% after it agreed to sell Direct Energy, its North American energy business, to NRG Energy for $ 3.6 billion in cash. Houston-based Direct Energy provides electricity, natural gas, and home services to consumers and businesses …

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