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AGL Resources Inc., an energy services holding company, distributes natural gas in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Virginia. It
operates through four segments: Distribution Operations, Retail Energy Operations, Wholesale Services, and Energy Investments. The Distribution Operations
segment operates six natural gas distribution utilities that construct, manage, and maintain intrastate natural gas pipelines and distribution facilities. It operates
approximately 46,000 miles of underground distribution and transmission mains. The Retail Energy Operations segment markets natural gas and related
services under the Georgia Natural Gas name to retail customers on an unregulated basis primarily in Georgia, Ohio, and Florida, as well as to commercial and
industrial customers principally in Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The Wholesale Services segment involves in asset
management and optimization, storage, transportation, production, and peaking services, as well as engages in wholesale marketing business. It offers
services to retail and wholesale marketers, and utility and industrial customers. This segment also provides natural gas supply and services to commercial and
governmental customers primarily in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Energy Investments segment acquires, develops, and
operates salt-dome and other storage assets in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. As of June 30, 2011, the company served approximately 2.3 million
ALLETE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power in the United States. The
company operates in two segments, Regulated Operations, and Investments and Other. The Regulated Operations segment engages in the retail and
wholesale of rate-regulated electric, natural gas, and water services in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. As of December 31, 2009, this
segment served approximately 144,000 retail customers and 16 municipalities in northeastern Minnesota; and 15,000 electric customers, 12,000 natural gas
customers, and 10,000 water customers in northwestern Wisconsin. The Investments and Other segment engages in the coal mining operations in North
Dakota; and real estate investment in Florida. Its developmental projects primarily include Town Center and Palm Coast Park located in the city of Palm Coast.
This segment also holds 7,000 acres of land in Minnesota. ALLETE primarily serves the taconite, paper, pulp, wood products, and pipeline industries. The
company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota.
Alliant Energy Corporation
Alliant Energy Corporation operates in electric and gas utility businesses in the United States. The company, through its subsidiary, Interstate Power and Light
Company, engages in the generation and distribution of electric energy; and the distribution and transportation of natural gas in Iowa and southern Minnesota.
As of December 31, 2009, it supplied electric and gas service to approximately 525,334 and 233,841 retail customers. Alliant Energy Corporation also provides
steam services, and various other energy-related products and services to customers in Iowa. The company, through its other subsidiary, Wisconsin Power and
Light Company (WPL), involves in the generation and distribution of electric energy; and the distribution and transportation of natural gas primarily in south and
central Wisconsin markets.
St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) is among the nation's largest investor-owned electric and gas utilities. We serve 2.4 million electric and
nearly one million natural gas customers across a 64,000-square-mile area of Illinois and Missouri. We have a generating capacity of 16,900 megawatts, and
we operate merchant power generation, plus development, marketing and fuels services companies.
American Electric Power
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation's
largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S.
transmission systems combined. AEP's transmission system directly or indirectly serves about 10 percent of the electricity demand in the Eastern
Interconnection, the interconnected transmission system that covers 38 eastern and central U.S. states and eastern Canada, and approximately 11 percent of
the electricity demand in ERCOT, the transmission system that covers much of Texas.
American Water Works
American Water Works Company, Inc. provides water and wastewater services to residential, commercial, industrial, public, and other customers in the United
States and Canada. As of December 31, 2010, the company served approximately 15 million people with drinking water, wastewater, and other water-related
services in approximately 30 states and 2 Canadian provinces. It owned approximately 90 surface water treatment plants, 600 groundwater treatment plants,
1,200 groundwater wells, 60 wastewater treatment facilities, 1,300 treated water storage facilities, 1,300 pumping stations and 100 dams, and 49,000 miles of
mains and collection pipes. American Water Works Company also enters into public/private partnerships, including operation and maintenance contracts; and
design, build, and operate contracts for the provision of services to water and wastewater facilities for municipalities and the United States military. In addition, it
enters into contracts to operate and maintain water and wastewater facilities for the United States military, municipalities, the food and beverage industry, and
Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The company serves
residential, commercial, fire protection, industrial, and other water and wastewater customers in Pennsylvania, Texas, North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey,
New York, Florida, Indiana, Virginia, Maine, Missouri, and Georgia. It also provides water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance
contracts with municipal authorities and other parties, as well as sludge hauling, septage and grease services, and backflow prevention services.
Artesian Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides water, wastewater, and engineering services on the Delmarva Peninsula. It distributes and
sells water to residential, commercial, industrial, municipal, and utility customers in the states of Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The company also
offers water for public and private fire protection to customers in its service territories. In addition, it provides contract water and wastewater services, water and
sewer service line protection plans, and wastewater management services, as well as design, construction, and engineering services. As of December 31,
2010, the company served approximately 78,400 metered water customers through 1,131 miles of transmission and distribution mains
Atmos Energy is the largest natural-gas-only distributor in the United States. Our regulated distribution operations deliver natural gas to 3.2 million residential,
commercial, industrial, agricultural and public-authority customers. Our distribution services are provided to more than 1,600 communities in 12 states.
Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) is an energy company involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy as well as other energy-related businesses.
Since 1889, Avista Utilities has provided reliable and safe energy services to customers in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and parts of southern and
eastern Oregon. Avista's primary, non-utility subsidiary is Ecova, which offers Fortune 1000 companies strategic energy management solutions. We invite you
to learn more about our company and the value we offer our shareholders, customers, employees and the communities we serve
Black Hills Corporation
Black Hills Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified energy company primarily in the United States. The company operates through
six segments: Electric Utilities, Gas Utilities, Oil and Gas, Coal Mining, Energy Marketing, and Power Generation. The Electric Utilities segment generates,
transmits, and distributes electricity to approximately 201,000 customers in South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, and Montana. This segment generates
electricity from coal, gas, and oil. It also provides natural gas to approximately 34,500 customers in Wyoming. This segment owns 687 megawatts of generation;
and 8,038 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines. The Gas Utilities segment distributes and transports natural gas to approximately 527,000
customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska. It also provides related services, such as appliance repairs, gas technical services, and the sale of
temporarily-available, contractual pipeline capacity from its suppliers. This segment owns 626 miles of intrastate gas transmission pipelines and 19,638 miles of
gas distribution mains and service lines. The Oil and Gas segment explores, produces, and operates oil and natural gas interests located in Colorado,
Louisiana, Montana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, North Dakota, Wyoming, Texas, and California. As of December 31, 2010, this segment had approximately 131
billion cubic feet equivalent of natural gas, as well as oil reserves. The Coal Mining segment mines, processes, and sells low-sulfur coal at its coal mine near
Gillette, Wyoming. The Energy Marketing segment engages in the marketing of natural gas, crude oil, coal, power, environmental products, and related
services in the United States and Canada. The Power Generation segment produces and sells electric power from coal and gas in Wyoming.
California Water Service
California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. It
engages in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution, and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as
for fire protection. The company also provides non-regulated water-related services, including the operation of water and recycled water systems; leasing
communication antenna sites on its properties; meter reading and billing services; sewer and refuse billing services; lab services for water quality testing;
selling surplus property; and the marketing and billing of third party insurance programs to residential customers. As of December 31, 2009, it served
approximately 467,100 customers in 83 communities in California; 15,600 customers in the Tacoma and Olympia areas in Washington; 7,800 water and
wastewater customers in the Belen, Los Lunas, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico; and 4,200 water and wastewater customers on the islands of Maui
We're a company with more than 5 million metered customers and a long history of service. CenterPoint Energy is composed of an electric transmission and
distribution utility serving the Houston metropolitan area, local natural gas distribution businesses in six states, a competitive natural gas sales and service
business serving customers in the eastern half of the U.S., interstate pipeline operations with two natural gas pipelines in the mid-continent region, and a field
services business with natural gas gathering operations, also in the mid-continent region. We're an established company with substantial assets that are
managed by experienced people.
Central Vermont Public Service
CVPS, the largest electric company in Vermont, was organized on Aug. 20, 1929 by the consolidation of eight electric companies including those serving
Bradford, Claremont (N.H.), Middlebury, Rutland and Windsor. Today CVPS can trace its roots to more than 100 companies, one dating back to 1858.
Today, CVPS serves more than 160,000 customers in 163 communities. J.D. Power and Associates, a global marketing and surveying company that ranks
everything from automakers to financial services, in 2010 ranked CVPS first among East Region utilities and sixth in the industry for customer service. For
overall customer satisfaction, CVPS continues to rank in the top tier of utilities in the East Region, at fifth place, and third among similar-sized utilities in the East.
CH Energy Group
CH Energy Group, Inc. is predominantly an energy delivery company headquartered in Poughkeepsie, New York. Regulated transmission and distribution utility
operations are provided through subsidiary Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (Central Hudson), serving approximately 300,000 electric and 75,000
natural gas customers in eight counties of New York State’s Mid-Hudson River Valley.
CH Energy Group, Inc. also operates subsidiary Central Hudson Enterprises Corporation (CHEC), a non-regulated subsidiary comprised primarily of Griffith
Energy Services (Griffith). Griffith supplies petroleum products and related services to approximately 57,000 customers in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation enjoys a long and prosperous history. The Dover Gas Light Company, formed in 1859, would eventually become Chesapeake
Utilities Corporation, even though the Company wasn’t officially incorporated in the State of Delaware until 88 years later in 1947. The very next year, the
Company acquired two smaller gas companies, one in Seaford, Delaware, and the other in nearby Salisbury, Maryland, and the Company hasn’t stopped
growing ever since.
With the acquisition of Florida Public Utilities Company in 2009, the Company expanded its energy presence throughout the state of Florida. Chesapeake
currently serves a total of approximately 201,800 customers and consists of three primary business segments: Regulated Energy; Unregulated Energy; and
Other. At the end of 2010 Chesapeake’s market capitalization was approximately $400 million.
In total, Chesapeake employs over 700 people, and subscribes to the philosophy that the business is a partnership between our customers, our employees,
the communities we serve, our investors and our business partners.
Cleco Corp. (NYSE: CNL) is an energy services company based in Pineville, Louisiana that has been in business since 1934. We have approximately 1,300
employees serving approximately 279,000 customers. We offer reasonable rates, reliable service and focus on our customers.
We use a mixture of western coal, petroleum coke (petcoke), lignite, oil, and natural gas to serve our customers. This diverse fuel mix helps Cleco deliver
reliable, low-cost power. We also have access to purchased power when it's needed and when it's more cost-effective than our generation.
CMS Energy's business strategy is focused primarily on its principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy, an electric and natural gas utility serving about 6.5 million
of Michigan's 10 million residents. With its CMS Enterprises subsidiary, CMS Energy also is engaged in independent power generation in several states.
Connecticut Water is a regulated public water utility that is committed to providing high quality water and world-class service to families and communities while
being good stewards of the environment. CWC serves nearly 90,000 customers, which is about 300,000 people, in 55 towns in Connecticut.
Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), a regulated utility, provides electric service in New York City (except for a small area of Queens), and
most of Westchester County. The company provides natural gas service in Manhattan, the Bronx, and parts of Queens and Westchester. Con Edison also
owns and operates the world’s largest district steam system, providing steam service in most of Manhattan
Consolidated Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately
$13 billion in annual revenues and $36 billion in assets.
Constellation Energy (NSYE: CEG) is a leading competitive supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services for homes and businesses across
the continental United States. It owns a diversified fleet of generating units, totaling approximately 12,000 megawatts of generating capacity, and is a leading
advocate for clean, environmentally sustainable energy sources, such as solar power and nuclear energy. The company delivers electricity and natural gas
through the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), its regulated utility in Central Maryland. A FORTUNE 500 company headquartered in Baltimore,
Constellation Energy had revenues of $14.3 billion in 2010.
Delta Natural Gas
Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. distributes or transports natural gas in central and southeastern Kentucky. It operates through two segments, Regulated and
Non-Regulated. The Regulated segment sells and distributes natural gas to its retail customers primarily in 23 rural counties. This segment also transports gas
to industrial customers on its system who purchase gas in the open market, as well as transports gas on behalf of local producers and other customers not on
its distribution system. The Non-Regulated segment purchases natural gas in the open market, primarily from Kentucky producers, and resells this gas to
industrial customers on its distribution system and to others not on its system. This segment also produces natural gas that is sold to Delgasco for resale in the
open market. The company owns approximately 2,500 miles of natural gas gathering, transmission, distribution, storage, and service lines; and holds leases for
the storage of natural gas under 8,000 acres located in Bell County, Kentucky. It serves approximately 37,000 customers. The company was founded in 1949
and is headquartered in Winchester, Kentucky.
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 28,200 megawatts of generation, 11,000 miles of
natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,300 miles of electric transmission lines.
Dominion operates the nation's largest natural gas storage system with 947 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves retail energy customers in 15 states
DTE Energy Co. (NYSE: DTE) is a diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services
Our largest operating subsidiaries are Detroit Edison and MichCon. Together, these regulated utility companies provide electric and/or gas services to more
than three million residential, business and industrial customers throughout Michigan.
Our electric and gas utility businesses have each been in operation for over a century. We have leveraged that wealth of experience and assets to develop a
number of non-utility subsidiaries which provide energy-related services to business and industry nationwide.
We are one of the largest electric power companies in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 4 million U.S. customers. We have
approximately 35,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas and the Midwest, and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky.
Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of
renewable energy assets.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.
Edison International, through its subsidiaries, is a generator and distributor of electric power and an investor in infrastructure and energy assets, including
renewable energy. Headquartered in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison—a regulated electric
utility—and Edison Mission Group, a competitive power generation business.
Entergy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations in the United States. The
company operates in two segments, Utility and Entergy Wholesale Commodities. The Utility segment involves in the generation, transmission, distribution, and
sale of electric power in the portions of Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana, including the City of New Orleans. This segment operates coal, gas, and
hydro power generation facilities, as well as a natural gas distribution business. The Entergy Wholesale Commodities segment owns and operates six nuclear
power plants in the northern United States that sell the electric power produced by those plants to wholesale customers. This segment also provides services to
other nuclear power plant owners; and owns interests in non-nuclear power plants that sell the electric power produced by those plants to wholesale customers.
Its power plants have approximately 30,000 MW of aggregate electric generating capacity. The company delivers electricity to 2.7 million utility customers,
including residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental/municipal customers. Entergy Corporation was founded in 1989 and is based in New Orleans,
Exelon Generation has one of the industry’s largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and
Mid-Atlantic. It is the largest owner/operator of nuclear plants in the United States. Exelon delivers electricity to approximately 5.4 million customers in northern
Illinois via ComEd and southeastern Pennsylvania via PECO, as well as natural gas to approximately 490,000 customers in the Philadelphia area via PECO.
Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol EXC.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy
includes the nation's largest investor-owned electric system and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 23,000 megawatts.
Great Plains Energy
Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) is the holding company of Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations
Company (GMO). The utilities operate under the brand name KCP&L.
Our electric utilities serve over 800,000 customers in 47 counties in Missouri and Kansas with a combined diverse generation platform of more than 6,100 MW
For more than 100 years, Hawaiian Electric Company has provided the energy that has fueled the islands' development from a Hawaiian kingdom to a modern
state. Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO), and its subsidiaries, Maui Electric Company, Ltd. (MECO), and Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. (HELCO),
serves 95% of the state’s 1.2 million residents on the islands of O`ahu, Maui, Hawai`i Island, Lana`i and Moloka`i.
The energy we use is an essential but limited resource necessary to maintaining our quality of life. In a changing world, Hawaiian Electric has evolved to offer
more than electricity.
IDACORP, Inc. is a holding company formed in 1998 to enable to compete in both the regulated and non-regulated worlds of business.
This diversified company is built upon a tradition of service, innovation and dedication that has grown at Idaho Power since 1916 when the all-electric utility
began serving the people of southern Idaho and eastern Oregon.
Today, we serve our shareowners through the diversified holdings of IDACORP – two non-regulated companies and the regulated utility Idaho Power Company.
Independent power production and affordable housing.
Integrys Energy Group is an energy holding company based in Chicago, Illinois. Our operating subsidiaries provide natural gas and electricity in regulated and
nonregulated markets. Integrys Energy Group is a holding company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois
MDU Resources provides value-added natural resource products and services that are essential to energy and transportation infrastructure. MDU Resources
includes regulated electric and natural gas utilities and regulated natural gas pipelines and energy services, natural gas and oil production, construction
materials and contracting, and construction services.
Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) generates and distributes electricity to 139,000 customers in Dane County and purchases and distributes natural gas to
143,000 customers in seven south-central and western Wisconsin counties. MGE's roots in the Madison area date back more than 150 years.
The Middlesex Water (NASDAQ:MSEX) family of companies is committed to providing quality water and wastewater service to residents in parts of New Jersey
and Delaware, and beyond.
National Fuel Gas
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation sells or transports natural gas to more than 728,000 customers through a local distribution system located in
western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation provides interstate natural gas transmission and storage for affiliated
and nonaffiliated companies through an integrated gas pipeline system that extends 2,972 miles from southwestern Pennsylvania to the New York-Canadian
border at the Niagara River.
Empire Pipeline, Inc. a 249-mile natural gas transmission pipeline running from an interconnection with TransCanada Pipeline near Buffalo, NY to Syracuse,
NY, began operation in 1993. It provides interstate natural gas transportation to major industrial companies, utilities and power producers in the western and
central New York area. These utilities and power producers, in turn, supply over 1 million customers with energy. In addition, Empire provides interstate
transportation to several interstate pipelines in the same geographic area. National Fuel Resources, Inc. (NFR) markets natural gas to industrial, wholesale,
commercial, public authority and residential customers primarily in western and central New York and northwestern Pennsylvania, offering competitively priced
natural gas for its customers.
New Jersey Resources
New Jersey Resources, a Fortune 1000 company, provides reliable energy and natural gas services including transportation, distribution, and asset
management in states from the Gulf Coast to the New England regions, including the Mid-Continent region, the West Coast and Canada, while investing in and
maintaining an extensive infrastructure to support future growth. With over $2.5 billion in annual revenues, NJR safely and reliably operates and maintains
6,700 miles of natural gas transportation and distribution infrastructure to serve nearly half a million customers; develops and manages a diverse portfolio of
more than 777,000 dth/d of transportation capacity and 52 Bcf of storage capacity; and provides appliance installation, repair and contract service to
approximately 150,000 homes and businesses. Additionally, NJR holds investments in midstream assets through equity partnerships including Steckman Ridge
NextEra Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy in the United States and
Canada. As of December 31, 2010, NextEra Energy had approximately 43,000 mega watts of generating capacity. The company involves in the generation of
renewable energy from wind and solar projects. It also generates electricity through natural gas, nuclear, oil and coal, and hydro power plants. The company
serves approximately 8.7 million people through approximately 4.5 million customer accounts in the east and lower west coasts of Florida. In addition, it leases
wholesale fiber-optic network capacity and dark fiber to telephone, wireless carriers, Internet, and other telecommunications companies
Our natural gas distribution operations provide reliable, domestically produced supplies of natural gas to more than 3.3 million residential, commercial and
industrial customers via nearly 60,000 miles of pipeline and related facilities in seven states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Indiana and
Massachusetts. Our gas transmission and storage subsidiaries deliver large volumes of natural gas to local utilities, industries and other customers across 16
states and the District of Columbia. Leveraging our strategically located network of about 15,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines, we transport natural
gas supplies from a wide range of U.S. production basins to some of the nation’s highest value energy markets. We also operate one of the nation’s largest
underground natural gas storage systems, capable of storing more than 600 billion cubic feet of natural gas for our customers. Our electric business provides
reliable and affordable supplies of energy to more than 455,000 customers in 20 counties in northern Indiana. Our electric operations include power
generation, transmission and local distribution, as well as wholesale and electric transmission transactions. Our electric supply portfolio includes both traditional
and renewable generation sources, including natural gas, hydroelectric, wind, and coal generated supplies, providing a total system operating net capability of
more than 3,000 megawatts.
Northeast Utilities operates New England’s largest utility system serving more than two million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, western
Massachusetts and New Hampshire. NU is dedicated to this region, as well as the people, energy and technology so vital to its security, stability and economic
Northwest Natural Gas
Northwest Natural Gas Company, dba NW Natural, is a 152-year-old natural gas local distribution and storage company headquartered in Portland, Oregon,
with a customer growth rate above the national average. NW Natural serves about 674,000 customers in Oregon and southwest Washington, including the
Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area, the Willamette Valley, the Oregon coast and the Columbia River Gorge. In addition, the company recently began
operating an underground gas storage facility in central California, near Fresno.
Northwestern Corp (Northwestern Energy)
Northwestern Corporation, doing business as NorthWestern Energy, provides electricity and natural gas in Montana, South Dakota, and Nebraska, the United
States. It engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, as well as involves in the purchase, transmission, distribution, and storage of
natural gas. It serves approximately 665,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Sioux Falls,
NSTAR is the largest Massachusetts-based, investor-owned electric and gas utility, with revenues of approximately $3 billion and assets totaling approximately
$8 billion. NSTAR transmits and delivers electricity and gas to 1.1 million electric customers in 81 communities and nearly 300,000 gas customers in 51
communities. NSTAR employs more than 3,000 employees in its regulated business.
NV Energy, Inc. is an investor-owned holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, do business
as NV Energy. Listed on the NYSE, NV Energy has served Nevada customers for over 100 years in a 45,592-square-mile service territory from Elko to
Laughlin. It serves more than 2.4 million Nevadans and more than 40 million tourists annually.
OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), with headquarters in Oklahoma City, is the parent company of Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company (OG&E), a regulated
electric utility, and Enogex Holdings LLC, a midstream natural gas pipeline business. OGE Energy and its subsidiaries have about 3,400 employees.
OG&E serves more than 785,000 retail customers in Oklahoma and western Arkansas, and a number of wholesale customers throughout the region. OG&E,
with about 6,600 megawatts of capacity, generates electricity from natural gas, western coal, and wind. OG&E's electric transmission and distribution systems
span 30,000 square miles.
Enogex operates a pipeline system engaged in natural gas gathering, processing, transportation and storage. The system includes about 8,000 miles of pipe,
nine processing plants, and 24 billion cubic feet of storage capacity.
Otter Tail Corporation
Otter Tail Corporation is a growing company with over $1 billion in revenues and approximately 3,900 employees across many industries. Our diversified
operations include an electric utility, wind energy, manufacturing & infrastructure, and health services. The Otter Tail companies collectively serve customers
within the United States and in Canada.
Pennichuck Corporation (Being Bought By the City of Nashua New Hampshire 1/1/2012)
Pennichuck Corporation is engaged primarily in the collection, storage, treatment and distribution and sale of potable water in southern and central New
Hampshire. We have two business segments: regulated water utility operations and non-regulated water management services. Regulated water utility
revenues constituted 93% of our revenues in 2010. We are headquartered in Merrimack, New Hampshire, which is located approximately 45 miles north of
Boston, Massachusetts. Our Company, which was incorporated in New Hampshire in 1852, became a utility holding company in 1983, when it completed a
reorganization resulting in the transfer of all of our water utility assets at that time to Pennichuck Water.
Pepco Holdings, Inc. is one of the largest energy delivery companies in the mid-Atlantic region, serving about 1.9 million customers in Delaware, the District of
Columbia, Maryland and New Jersey. PHI subsidiaries Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric provide regulated electricity service; Delmarva Power
also provides natural gas service. PHI also provides retail energy savings and renewable services through Pepco Energy Services.
PG & E Corporation
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States.
Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.
There are approximately 20,000 employees who carry out Pacific Gas and Electric Company's primary business—the transmission and delivery of energy. The
company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 15 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central
Piedmont Natural Gas
Piedmont Natural Gas is the trusted natural gas provider for more than 1 million residential and business customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and
Tennessee. We’ve been in operation for more than 50 years. We believe our success is due to the high-quality service we provide, and to the relationships
we’ve formed in our communities.
Pinnacle West Capital
For 125 years, Pinnacle West and our affiliates have provided energy and energy-related products to people and businesses throughout Arizona. Based in
Phoenix, Pinnacle West has consolidated assets of about $11 billion.
Our largest affiliate, Arizona Public Service (APS), generates, sells and delivers electricity and energy-related products and services. APS serves more than a
million customers in 11 of Arizona’s 15 counties, and is the operator and co-owner of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station – a primary source of
electricity for the Southwest.
Our other affiliates include SunCor Development Company, a developer of residential, commercial and industrial real estate; and El Dorado Investment
Company, a venture capital and investment firm.
Through its largest utility subsidiary, PNM Resources has been serving New Mexico customers for more than 90 years. Today, PNM Resources and its family of
companies serve residential and business customers in New Mexico and Texas, building a solid reputation for shareholder value, customer satisfaction and
Portland General Electric
PGE is a recognized leader in the utility industry and has safely and dependably powered northwest Oregon since 1889. Today, we’re focused on providing
reliable electricity supplies at reasonable prices while continuing to be good stewards of Oregon’s environment. In part, that means we’re leading the charge on
clean energy in Oregon and we consistently run the most popular renewable power program in the nation.*
PPL, formerly known as PP&L or Pennsylvania Power and Light, is an energy company headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. It currently controls
about 19,000 megawatts (MW) of electrical generating capacity in the United States, primarily in Pennsylvania and Montana, and delivers electricity to 1.4
million customers in Pennsylvania, nearly a million in Kentucky, and 2.6 million in Great Britain. It also provides natural gas delivery service to 321,000
customers in Kentucky.
Public Service Enterprise Group
Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), is one of the largest combined electric and gas companies in the United States and is also New Jersey's
oldest and largest publicly owned utility. The Public Service Corporation was formed in 1903 by amalgamating more than 400 gas, electric and transportation
companies in New Jersey. It was renamed Public Service Electric and Gas Company in 1948. PSE&G is the largest subsidiary of PSEG.
RGC Resources, Inc. provides energy and related products and services to customers in Virginia through its operating subsidiaries including Roanoke Gas
Company, Diversified Energy Company and RGC Ventures of Virginia, Inc.
Headquartered in Cayce, SC, SCANA Corporation is a Fortune 500 energy-based holding company, with $12 billion in assets, whose businesses include
regulated electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses. SCANA’s subsidiaries serve approximately 660,000 electric
customers in South Carolina and more than one million natural gas customers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.
Sempra Energy’s California utilities, San Diego Gas & Electric Co. and Southern California Gas Co., serve more than 20 million consumers. And its other
businesses – Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and Sempra International – develop and operate critical energy infrastructure and provide gas and electricity services
in North America and South America.
SWJ Corp (San Jose Water)
Founded in 1866, San Jose Water Company is an investor owned public utility, and is one of the largest and most technically sophisticated urban water system
in the United States. We serve over 1 million people in the greater San Jose metropolitan area with high quality, life sustaining water with an emphasis on
exceptional customer service. SJWC also provides services to other utilities including operations and maintenance, billing, and backflow testing. By sharing
these services with others, we provide a benefit to the local community, lower the cost of water operations, improve opportunities, and earn a profit.
South Jersey Industries
South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI)is an energy services holding company. A member of the KLD Global Climate 100 Index, SJI offers solutions to global
warming through renewable energy, clean technology and efficiency. South Jersey Gas, one of the fastest growing natural gas utilities in the nation, strongly
advocates the efficient use of energy while safely and reliably delivering natural gas in southern New Jersey. South Jersey Energy Solutions, the parent of SJI’s
non-regulated businesses, provides innovative, environmentally-friendly energy solutions that help customers control energy costs. South Jersey Energy
acquires and markets natural gas and electricity for retail customers, and offers energy-related services. Marina Energy develops and operates on-site energy
projects. South Jersey Resources Group provides wholesale commodity marketing and risk management services. South Jersey Energy Service Plus installs,
maintains and services residential and commercial heating, air conditioning and water heating systems, services appliances, installs solar systems, provides
plumbing services and performs energy audits.
Southern Union Company
Southern Union Company (NYSE: SUG) is engaged primarily in the transportation, storage, gathering, processing and distribution of natural gas.
Headquartered in Houston, Southern Union is one of the nation’s leading diversified natural gas companies. The company owns and operates one of the nation’
s largest natural gas pipeline systems with more than 20,000 miles of gathering and transportation pipelines and one of North America’s largest liquefied
natural gas import terminals.
Southwest Gas Corporation provides natural gas service to approximately 1.8 million customers in Arizona, Nevada, and California. For more information about
Southwest Gas, please visit www.swgas.com.
Spectra Energy Corp, a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America’s premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural
gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution.
TECO Energy is an S&P 500 energy company headquartered in Tampa, Florida. TECO Energy's four business units include Tampa Electric, a regulated
electric utility serving nearly 672,000 customers in West Central Florida; Peoples Gas System, Florida's largest natural gas distribution utility; TECO Coal,
producer of coal in Kentucky and Virginia; and TECO Guatemala, owner of two power plants. TECO Energy is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under
the symbol TE.
The Empire District Electric Company
Based in Joplin, Missouri, The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE: EDE) is an investor-owned, regulated utility providing electricity, natural gas (through its
wholly owned subsidiary The Empire District Gas Company), and water service, with approximately 211,000 customers in Missouri,
Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. A subsidiary of the Company also provides fiber optic services.
The Laclede Group
The Laclede Group (NYSE: LG) provides a flexible way to operate and grow our business ... it is the parent organization of the regulated core utility component
— Laclede Gas Company — and of a non-regulated component being developed to achieve sustainable growth in a measured and manageable manner. The
Laclede Group's largest non-regulated activity is Laclede Energy Resources, a subsidiary engaged in non-regulated efforts to market natural gas and related
The Southern Company
A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company businesses include electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as
well as fiber optics and wireless communications
Beginning as a small, local power company in 1909, we have transformed over the last century to become an experienced and well respected power generator
and wholesale marketer of electricity. With approximately $3 billion in annual revenue, more than $9 billion in assets, and power plants in Canada, the United
States and Australia, we've proven our worth as a power generator, as a community member, and as a solid investment.
With more than 60 years experience, TransCanada is a leader in the responsible development and reliable and safe operation of North American energy
Our network of wholly owned and affiliated pipelines taps into virtually all major natural gas supply basins in North America. TransCanada leads the North
American pipeline industry and the world in system integrity. We've demonstrated an exceptional record of system reliability and safety.
With increasing production from oil sands in Alberta, and growing demand for secure, reliable sources of energy, TransCanada has identified opportunities to
develop oil pipeline capacity, complementing our natural gas transmission business, drawing on our extensive pipelines experience and offering an efficient way
to maximize the value of our current pipeline assets.
TransCanada is one of the continent's largest providers of gas storage and related services.
A growing independent power producer, TransCanada owns, controls or is developing more than 10,800 megawatts of power generation.
Headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut, UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) is a diversified energy delivery company serving a total of 699,000 electric
and natural gas utility customers in 66 communities across two states, with combined total assets of over $4 billion.
UniSource Energy generates value through the sound, safe and strategic operation of our utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and UniSource
Energy Services (UES). Our energy reaches more than 630,000 customers across Arizona, a state known for sun-drenched desert vistas and an attractive
Unitil is a public utility holding company, headquartered in Hampton, New Hampshire, that provides for the necessities of life – safely and reliably delivering
natural gas and electricity throughout northern New England.
Our principal business is the local distribution of electricity and natural gas in the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine. Our affiliates, listed
below, serve more than 101,400 electric customers and nearly 71,900 natural gas customers and provide energy brokering and advisory services to large
commercial and industrial customers in the United States.