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