The company's operations in New Mexico and Texas have been responsible for all earnings growth in 2019. Investors can thank the oil and gas industry.
News & Analysis: Xcel Energy
XEL earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2019.
American Electric Power is one of the largest utility holding companies in the United States, but it's lagging behind its peers in renewable energy.
Several utilities announced ambitious goals to reduce their impact on the environment.
This long-term trend should give these companies the power to keep paying dividends for decades to come.
Between them, they are responsible for 24,000 megawatts of wind power capacity -- 25% of the U.S. total.
Coal-fired power plants are doing something most of us can only dream of: retiring at the age of 46 years.
XEL earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2019.
Preserving the environment is one goal, but utilities are in business to make money. Here's why renewable power investing may be riskier than you think.
These businesses are likely to be better than ever two decades from now.