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Forbes  12 hrs ago  Comment 
Despite President Trump’s campaign promises to build new infrastructure, his budget proposal would actually cut spending on the grid. Nonetheless, proactive states and utilities are taking steps to achieve a clean, affordable, and reliable power...
Wall Street Journal  Mar 29  Comment 
President Donald Trump took steps to begin unraveling the centerpiece of the Obama environmental agenda, signing an order to reverse rules aimed at pushing U.S. utilities to shift from coal plants to cleaner-burning fuels.
OilVoice  Mar 28  Comment 
International news services now report that Japan's Toshiba Corporation (9502.T) is preparing to mak ...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 26  Comment 
After its proposal to bar candidates from contesting, for failure to clear utilities dues, the Election Commission now wants a similar treatment to be meted out to political parties. The poll panel...
The Times of India  Mar 23  Comment 
BUZZ-Utilities still focused on all-time highs:BUZZ-Utilities still focused on all-time highs
Reuters  Mar 23  Comment 
REUTERS - The U.S. utilities that are clients of Toshiba Corp's nuclear power plant construction subsidiary, Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, have hired advisers to prepare for its potential bankruptcy, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Times of India  Mar 22  Comment 
BUZZ-Utilities index hits highest level since August:BUZZ-Utilities index hits highest level since August
Forbes  Mar 22  Comment 
Utilities are a particularly enjoyable sector for income investors because they offer sustainable and growing dividends—if you choose the right companies.




 

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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