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The Hindu Business Line  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Sembcorp Utilities has increased its stake from 49 per cent to 65 per cent in Thermal Powertech Corporation Ltd, a joint venture with a subsidiary of Gayatri Projects Ltd, implementing the 1,320-M...
Forbes  Jul 18  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Friday is the Utilities sector, up 1.1%. Within that group, NiSource (NYSE: NI) and Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE: PNW) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.0% and 1.9%, respectively....
Motley Fool  Jul 18  Comment 
Utilities are facing a new challenge from consumers, who today can be energy producers and even push power back to the grid.
Cloud Computing  Jul 18  Comment 
IDC Energy Insights has released an IDC MarketScape study that provides utility companies (electricity, gas, water, etc.) with insights into the current capabilities and future strategies of mobile field force ...
New York Times  Jul 18  Comment 
While many have howled about complying with a proposed rule slashing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, Minnesota has been reining in its utilities’ carbon pollution for decades.
Forbes  Jul 17  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Thursday, shares of Utilities companies are outperforming other sectors, losing just 0.4%. Within that group, Pinnacle West Capital (NYSE: PNW) and CenterPoint Energy, (NYSE: CNP) are two large...
Motley Fool  Jul 17  Comment 
With new EPA rules placing an emphasis on the demand side, utilities like Con Ed will increasingly try to push customers to use less juice.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 17  Comment 
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved a tariff hike of 8.32 per cent for the three electricity distribution utilities (discoms), BSES Yamuna, BSES Rajdhani and Tata Power Delhi...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 16  Comment 
By David Trainer: Check out this week's Danger Zone Interview with Chuck Jaffe of Money Life and MarketWatch.com. Hawaiian Electric Company (NYSE:HE) is in the Danger Zone this week. Utilities are typically thought of as safe investments, but...
Forbes  Jul 15  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Utilities sector, higher by 0.4%. Within that group, DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) and NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain of 1.0% and 0.9%, respectively. Among...




 

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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