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Motley Fool  Jun 25  Comment 
Warren Buffett has spent billions acquiring utilities across the U.S., but their biggest advantage may be evaporating.
Forbes  Jun 24  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Friday, shares of Utilities companies are outperforming other sectors, higher by 0.7%. Within the sector, Consolidated Edison Inc (NYSE: ED) and CMS Energy Corp (NYSE: CMS) are two large stocks...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 24  Comment 
Andhra Pradesh became the 13th State to sign the agreement and formally join the Central scheme for reviving financially-stressed electricity distribution utilities, called the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance...
Mondo Visione  Jun 24  Comment 
The U.S. equity markets opened normally for trading this morning. We are continuing to closely monitor the markets and have been in regular communication with financial institutions, exchanges, and market utilities, as well as our financial...
Biomass Magazine  Jun 23  Comment 
One state with a really unique RPS component is North Carolina. Several years ago, the state decided to require utilities to purchase 0.2 percent of their power from swine-based energy projects by 2020.
Forbes  Jun 23  Comment 
The worst performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Utilities sector, showing a 0.1% loss. Within the sector, Consolidated Edison Inc (NYSE: ED) and SCANA Corp (NYSE: SCG) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of 0.9% and...
Biomass Magazine  Jun 23  Comment 
On June 17, the Maine Public Utilities Commission issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the sale of energy from biomass sources. The RFP relates to a law enacted earlier this year to boost Maine’s biomass industry.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 22  Comment 
Scheme provides for the financial turnaround and revival of electricity distribution utilities
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 22  Comment 
June 23, 1996 The legal framework governing generation, transmission and distribution of electricity by Central and State utilities, licensees and independent power producers (IPPs) under the Centr...




 

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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