TITLE

Utilities continue to diversify in changing global industry

AUTHOR(S)
Bridgeforth Jr., Arthur
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Crain's Detroit Business;11/23/98, Vol. 14 Issue 47, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the prospects for Michigan's gas and electric utilities in 1999. Continuation of the consolidation trend; Diversification among gas and electric utilities; Increase in efficiency and reliability of gas and electric service as a result of investments in technology; Implications of CMS Energy Corp.'s acquisition of three pipeline companies.
ACCESSION #
1364725

 

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