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Motley Fool  Jul 7  Comment 
You'd be surprised how many Americans have mistakes on their credit reports.
Insurance Journal  Jul 6  Comment 
California lawmakers may change the standard for determining whether utilities are liable for wildfire damage following the worst wildfire season in state history. Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders said on July 2 that they are forming a...
Forbes  Jul 1  Comment 
Blockchain technologies have the potential to revolutionize the electricity marketplace, enabling peer-to-peer transactions that eliminate middlemen. Think solar rooftop owners who want to sell their excess power to neighbors, not utilities.
MarketWatch  Jun 28  Comment 
The Dow Jones Utility Average slipped less than 0.1% Thursday, to snap a 10-session win streak, the longest such streak since October 2006. The index was up as much as 0.9% earlier in the session, which set it up for the longest win streak (11...




 

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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