ISIS makes its fortune by selling oil from seized territory to its enemies, NBC News reports.» Read More
Widespread electronic attacks on U.S. interests have amplified calls to fortify the U.S.'s aging electric grid from terrorism.
China is about to realize a dream of Communist leader Mao Zedong to redirect China's river flows to benefit Beijing and the dry north.
New data reveals California's crippling drought conditions have never been worse. NBCNews reports.
It's time to crank up the AC, but in this age of smart grids and smart meters, most utilities still have a frustratingly low technology IQ.
Tobias Levkovich explains why the utilities sector is up 16 percent for the first half of 2014.
The Supreme Court has placed limits on an Obama administration program in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions.
Wisconsin Energy struck a $5.71 billion deal to buy Integrys Energy, creating a larger, more diverse electric and natural gas company.
A new survey of 368 water utility companies across the country shows that 66 percent of them are not generating enough revenue to cover their costs.
Discussing what higher oil and gas prices reveals about the economy and which sectors stood out in today's lackluster trading session, with CNBC contributor Ylan Mui; Fast Money trader Guy Adami; Cardiff Garcia, FT Alphaville; and CNBC's Dominic Chu and Kayla Tausche.
As demand grows, Mark Lambert, IDE Americas CEO, discusses what percentage of the worlds' drinking water will come from sea water desalination.
Legislation proposed to ease the hardships caused by the severe drought may be too little too late.
Access to clean water and sanitation is still very sparse says Benedito Braga, president of World Water Council, adding that while cost is restrictive, political will also needs to improve.
SEOUL, June 3- South Korea's tax on coal imports for power generation will start in July and duty on some alternative fuels will be cut, the government said on Tuesday. The country's five utilities, fully owned by state-run Korea Electric Power Corp, import around 21-22 million tonnes of coal per quarter, according to industry data.
WASHINGTON, June 2- In large part, the wide-ranging reaction to President Barack Obama's signature effort to cut power plant carbon emissions could have been written months in advance.
The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, May 30- U.S. environmental regulators could throw a lifeline to the nation's ailing nuclear power fleet when they unveil landmark carbon pollution curbs next week, heeding calls from operators like Exelon Corp to acknowledge nuclear energy as a valuable way to reduce emissions.
National Grid is surveying soccer fans in a bid to gear up for the surge in energy demand during the World Cup from half-time cups of tea.
WASHINGTON, May 28- A U.S. plan to curb carbon emissions from power plants is likely to come under attack this summer by industry opponents in a bid to stir voter anger ahead of elections in November, when voters in states such as Kentucky and West Virginia could decide whether Democrats keep control of the Senate.
What's driving the surge in utilities? CNBC's Dominic Chu explains the attractive qualities of owning utility stocks.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports utility stocks have lost about 3-4 percent in the past month.
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