(September 2005) Top honors in our first annual financial ranking go to those staying with the basics and to those dealing with soaring commodity prices.
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utilities aren’t being dragged kicking and screaming.”
Conflicts seem inevitable, however, as the costs of adapting translate into higher retail rates. Financial returns increasingly will depend on utilities’ ability to convince regulators and customers that rates should make utilities whole for lost revenues—and also pay the freight for the industry’s strategic and operational transition.