Insurance Journal  Sep 5  Comment 
A couple whose Omaha, Nebraska, house was destroyed by an explosion next door are suing the Metropolitan Utilities District. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the lawsuit by John and Jamie Myers says the district should have done more to prevent...
Motley Fool  Sep 4  Comment 
On a day stocks edged lower, Amazon topped a trillion dollars in market capitalization, and Transocean announced acquisition plans.
Reuters  Aug 30  Comment 
The surging costs of carbon permits have caused some of Europe's biggest utilities to lock in purchases in advance, while nuclear and hydro firms are benefiting from the knock-on effect on power prices.
The Economic Times  Aug 30  Comment 
​​Main sectors fell across the board, except utilities which ended 0.1 per cent higher.
MarketWatch  Aug 29  Comment 
The FTSE 100 dropped in the face of a stronger currency after the European Union’s top Brexit negotiator hints at a detente in testy negotiations over Britain’s plan to exit from the trading bloc.
TechCrunch  Aug 28  Comment 
Xage, the company that wants to help make infrastructure more secure using the blockchain, announced a new policy manager tool to help protect utilities and other critical infrastructure from hackers and automate regulatory compliance. Xage CEO...
Insurance Journal  Aug 27  Comment 
California lawmakers outlined a proposal to help PG&E Corp. and other utilities cope with billions of dollars of potential damages from deadly wildfires that ravaged the state last year. The plan, part of a broad package addressing the growing...
WA Business News  Aug 23  Comment 
Australian shares have fallen on Thursday with banking and utilities stocks down, while the turmoil around the future of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has taken its toll on the Aussie dollar.


This industry consists of companies that provide consumers and businesses with electricity, natural gas, and water. Most of these companies are government sanctioned monopolies. They operate without competition in their main service areas. The downside to this industry is that the government in many cases also determines how much these utilities can charge their customers.

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