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Reuters  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Hong Kong is pushing to boost electricity imports from mainland China to reduce pollution and the dominance of two local utilities backed by powerful families, say industry experts who have been involved in consultations with the government.
Forbes  8 hrs ago  Comment 
The worst performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Utilities sector, higher by 0.1%. Within that group, Entergy (NYSE: ETR) and NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of 1.1% and 0.9%, respectively. Among...
DailyFinance  Jul 22  Comment 
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - July 21, 2014) - An Administrative Law Judge with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today released a Proposed Decision for California Water Service Company's (Cal Water) General Rate Case, which was...
The Economic Times  Jul 21  Comment 
CLSA continues to remain ‘Overweight’ on domestic cyclical recovery sectors such as banks, autos and utilities.
The Economic Times  Jul 21  Comment 
Forbes  Jul 21  Comment 
Massachusetts tops perennial efficiency king California on the strength of a robust program to get utilities to make improvements.
Yahoo  Jul 21  Comment 
Looking for more yield from your stock investments? Look for companies in a host of industries-from utilities to telecom-that are not overvalued.
The Economic Times  Jul 21  Comment 
Jaitley also spoke of his conviction that there is no alternative to the "user pays" principle if India is to develop efficient and financially sound utilities.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 20  Comment 
Sembcorp Utilities has increased its stake in Thermal Powertech Corporation from 49% to 65%. Thermal Powertech, a joint venture between Singapore-based Sembcorp Utilities and a subsi...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 19  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....




 

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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