Oil Prices Rebound; Focus on U.S. Elections

Crude futures advanced in early Asia trade Monday on a technical rebound after falling to a six-week low overnight, as investors anxiously await the outcome of the U.S. presidential elections this week. (published 0322 GMT)

UK Electricity Regulator Accepts SSE Commitment to Improving Services

The U.K.'s gas and electricity markets regulator said Monday that it has accepted commitments from SSE PLC to improve its distribution network services for competitors. (published 0719 GMT)

Mainstream Renewable Power, Partners to Invest $2.2 Billion in Vietnam Wind Farms

Ireland-based Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. said Monday it and its partners would jointly invest $2.2 billion in three wind power projects in Vietnam with combined capacity of more than 900 megawatts. (published 0529 GMT)

China's Govt Projects Rebound in Electricity Consumption

China's government on Monday projected a rebound in electricity consumption growth over the next five years after a weaker economy caused power demand to stagnate in 2015, leading to troubling oversupplies for coal-power producers and others. (published 0544 GMT)

Vietnam Relying More on Coal for Power Generation

Vietnam will continue to rely on coal for power generation for several years to come as it is facing difficulties finding alternative power sources, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said. (published 0326 GMT)

Caltex Buys Gas Stations in Australia's Victoria State

Caltex Australia Ltd. has agreed to buy Milemaker Petroleum's gas stations in Australia's southern Victoria state for 95 million Australian dollars, but said it has a strong enough balance sheet to target additional growth opportunities. (published 0024 GMT)

Utility Warms Up to Electric Vehicles

Electric utilities have obvious reasons to support the adoption of electric vehicles, but they have been slow to electrify their own truck fleets. That may be starting to change. (published 1600 GMT Saturday)

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November 07, 2016 03:15 ET (08:15 GMT)

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