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  • Why your water bill will likely increase Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:37 AM ET
    Water faucet tap

    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.

  • Risk of overdramatizing geopolitical stories   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Risk of overdramatizing geopolitical stories

    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.

  • Big business of desalination   Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:42 PM ET
    Big business of desalination

    As demand grows, Mark Lambert, IDE Americas CEO, discusses what percentage of the worlds' drinking water will come from sea water desalination.

  • Drought vs. legislatures: Drought is winning Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:38 AM ET
    Lake Mendocino, one of two major water storage lakes on the Russian River, is nearly empty on January 24, 2014, near Ukiah, California.

    Legislation proposed to ease the hardships caused by the severe drought may be too little too late.

  • Two thirds of the world without clean water   Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 1:20 AM ET
    Two thirds of the world without clean water

    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.

  • US unveils sweeping plan to slash power pollution Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    A plume of exhaust extends from a coal-fired power plant

    The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday.

  • UK energy gears up for World Cup tea surge Friday, 30 May 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Bull case for utilities   Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    Bull case for utilities

    What's driving the surge in utilities? CNBC's Dominic Chu explains the attractive qualities of owning utility stocks.

  • Utility buyer beware   Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 2:42 PM ET
    Utility buyer beware

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports utility stocks have lost about 3-4 percent in the past month.

  • Utilities: Slow and steady wins the race   Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 6:53 AM ET
    Utilities: Slow and steady wins the race

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at why utilities are collectively the best performing stocks in the S&P 500 so far this year.

  • French govt gets more time to weigh GE/Alstom deal Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 5:08 PM ET
    An Alstom welding instructor uses a sound wave sensor to test for defects in welded metal joints at Alstom SA's welding training facility in Stafford, U.K., May 12, 2014.

    GE has agreed to push back a deadline for Alstom's board to vote on its offer for the company's power business, at the request of the French government.

  • Immelt rebuffs notion Alstom deal a 's--- show' Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 3:23 PM ET
    Jeffrey Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric.

    General Electric's chief executive expressed confidence that the firm's takeover of a French power company will go through despite resistance.

  • 'New normal': No one escapes pain in drought areas Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 3:58 PM ET
    A tractor plows a field in Firebaugh, Calif.  The farmer had 20 percent of his almond trees removed because he doesn't have access to enough water to keep them watered.

    Analysts say farmers, businesses and consumers are all going to feel the effect of the drought hammering the West.

  • Tracking water trends with American Water CEO   Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    Tracking water trends with American Water CEO

    Susan Story discusses her vision for the nation's largest publicly traded water utility and the impact of California's drought.

  • Employees place a solar panel into a box at the Tata Power Solar Systems manufacturing plant in Bangalore, India.

    While adopting solar power in developed markets usually weighs on utility incumbents, Asia's players are likely to reap benefits, Bernstein said.

  • Nigeria is liberalizing its power sector: Fin Min

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian finance minister, says the country has liberalized its power sector with "radical" reforms, and says the government is serious in resolving Nigeria's problems.

  • Exelon deal to create largest mid-Atlantic utility Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Nuclear power producer Exelon Corp. said it would buy Pepco Holdings for $6.83 billion to create the biggest mid-Atlantic electric and gas utility.

  • Matt Damon: Confident in Water.org's success   Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 4:40 PM ET
    Matt Damon: Confident in Water.org's success

    Water.org founders Matt Damon and CEO Gary White discuss their efforts to tackle the clean water crisis around the world. Damon also weighs in on rumors of playing "Aquaman."

  • Texas' Energy Future files for bankruptcy Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    The Luminant Lake Hubbard natural gas power plant, a subsidiary of Texas Energy Future Holdings LP, stands in Dallas, Texas.

    Energy Future filed for bankruptcy protection, seven years after its record leveraged buyout stacked it with debt just as prices for its electricity plunged.

  • Winter's over: Nat gas price surge may not be Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Workers install a natural gas pipeline.

    The U.S. faces a natural gas supply shortfall this year despite the country's fracking boom, threatening more price spikes.

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