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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.
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.