Infographic: The Future of US Nuclear Power

Electricity generation from nuclear power accounts for just 19% of the total power generation. This is low compared to some countries such as France which generate most of the power from nuclear power plants.  Most the nuclear power reactors in the US are more than 30 years old. Click to enlarge Source: What Is the Future …

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European Utilities Are Still Struggling To Grow

Most European utilities have under-performed the market in the past few years. Though boring utilities are considered to be safe and stable growers, in this case they have let down investors due to many reasons. For instance, the many crises that flared up in the past few years in Europe have taken a toll on …

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The Ten Largest US Electric Utilities By Market Value

The Utility Sector is traditionally preferred for steady income and growth. The sector has lagged so far this year due to many factors including the potential impact due to higher interest rates. Currently the Dow Utility index has a P/E ratio of 16.32 compared to over 22 a year ago. The dividend yield for the …

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European Utility Stocks Are Rebounding

Utility stocks were once considered to be safe, slow and steady growers. For years they were the favorite of income investors as utilities generally had a  high dividend yield relative to other sectors and for the most part they were dull and boring. With the deregulation of the industry the stability and steady growth was …

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