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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.
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.
General Electric's chief executive expressed confidence that the firm's takeover of a French power company will go through despite resistance.
Analysts say farmers, businesses and consumers are all going to feel the effect of the drought hammering the West.
Susan Story discusses her vision for the nation's largest publicly traded water utility and the impact of California's drought.
While adopting solar power in developed markets usually weighs on utility incumbents, Asia's players are likely to reap benefits, Bernstein said.
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.
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.
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."
Energy Future filed for bankruptcy protection, seven years after its record leveraged buyout stacked it with debt just as prices for its electricity plunged.
The U.S. faces a natural gas supply shortfall this year despite the country's fracking boom, threatening more price spikes.
GE boss is due in Paris on Sunday and is expected to meet France's economy minister as he closes in on a deal to buy the power arm of French engineer Alstom
Nick Akins, American Electric Power president & CEO, explains how the polar vortex "substantially" helped the company's Q1 earnings and discusses threats to the national power grid.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the utilities sector is at its highest level in 6 years. FMHR trader Josh Brown does not advise investors to buy in.
General Electric is in talks with Alstom to take over its global power business. A deal could be announced in days, two sources said.
Sarbjit Nahal of BofA Merrill Lynch says that within a few years, demand for water will exceed supply. He advises on how to invest in the sector.
Philippe Capron, CFO of Veolia Environment, says waste water treatment in the mining and metals sector is "promising and lucrative."
US sailors are suing a Tokyo utility that operates the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, alleging it lied about radiation levels in the area.
With cloud-based software platform, Opower debuting its IPO at the NYSE Friday, Daniel Yates, CEO, weighs in on the software and utility revolution.
Joshua Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management, says U.S. equities have performed "so-so" thus far, leading to analysts cutting their estimates for corporate earnings.
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