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CTG Bid for EDP Unlikely to Succeed Unless China Gives up Stake in REN

State-owned enterprise China Three Gorges’ proposed bid for control of Energias de Portugal would likely not be allowable under European Union electricity regulations unless State Grid Corp. of China, another SOE, divests its 25% stakefeatured

Ohio Staff Recommends Vectren/CenterPoint Deal

The staff of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is recommending that commissioners approve Houston-based CenterPoint Energy’s proposed acquisition of Indiana-based Vectren Corporation, coming one day after utility regulators infeatured

ERSE Approval Not Required in Advance for EDP/China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges is not required to submit a formal filing to Portuguese regulator ERSE in order to gain approval for its planned takeover of Portuguese utility Energias de Portugal, a source close to the matter confirmed.featured

Indiana URC Could Issue Final Order on Vectren/CenterPoint Merger Today

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission could issue its final order as early as January 16 regarding Vectren Corporation’s pending acquisition by Houston-based CenterPoint Energy.featured

CTG to Submit EC Filing for EDP Acquisition in First Quarter

China Three Gorges hopes to submit a formal notification to the European Commission for its planned merger with Energias de Portugal in the first quarter, a source close to the matter told CTFN.featured

Idaho PUC May Rule on Avista/Hydro One Before Year-end

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission may rule before year’s end on Toronto-based Hydro One Ltd.’s controversial bid to acquire Spokane-based Avista Corporation, according to two sources familiar with the proceedings.featured

ERSE Decision on Generg/Datang Raises Question on EDP/China Three Gorges

Portuguese energy regulator ERSE sent China’s state-owned China Datang Overseas Investment Co. a report detailing its position on Datang’s planned takeover offeatured

South Carolina PSC Set to Rule Friday on SCANA/Dominion Merger

With the South Carolina Public Service Commission set to rule December 14 on Virginia-based Dominion Energy’s offer to acquire embattled SCANA Corporation, it now appears that thefeatured

China Three Gorges Committed to Energias de Portugal

State-owned enterprise China Three Gorges is committed to the €3.26 per share offer launched in May for Portuguese utility Energias de Portugal (EDP), and its separate €7.33 bid for Spanish subsidiary EDP Renováveis (EDPR), a source close to thefeatured

Next Moves for Hydro One

Whipsawed by political developments in Ontario, embattled Hydro One Ltd. is pondering its next move and whether the Toronto-based energy company can salvage its $5.3 billion plan tofeatured


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