You Will Never Guess Who Is Telling General Electric's CEO to "Shut Up"

GM CEO Jeff Immelt has been telling utilities that they need to change their business models so much that they now have some choice words for him.

Tyler Crowe
Tyler Crowe
Apr 19, 2014 at 1:00PM
Energy, Materials, and Utilities

After decades of having one of the most bulletproof business models, utilities don't look like the surefire investments they were just a few years ago. This is causing industry leaders such as General Electric (NYSE:GE) CEO Jeff Immelt to stand up and say "change." Not only are renewable technologies like solar and wind achieving cost parity with traditional power-generation methods, but the emergence of distributed power from companies like SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY.DL) is slowly chipping away at utilities de facto monopoly.

These factors mean that some utilities are better suited to handle it than others, and there is one key factor that distinguishes them. Find out what this factor is by tuning into the video below.