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January 24, 2011 08:14 ET

Opinions on National Grid plc and Sempra Energy -- Weather a Factor for Gas Utilities

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Natural gas utility companies in the Northern half of the country have had a much tougher winter than the Southern counterparts. Heavy snowstorms have disrupted power several times this season leading to costly power restoration and infrastructure upgrades. As a result, some utility companies are asking for money while others are looking to spend it. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the gas utilities industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on National Grid plc and Sempra Energy; all investors need to do is register for a complimentary membership at

Some utility companies contending with weather related costs are seeking government assistance to avoid raising consumer rates to recoup the losses. National Grid recently struck a deal with New York's Public Service Commission for $112.7 million that will allow the company to maintain consumer rates for 2011. While pleased that consumer rates would not change, the figure is about a third of what they hoped for. Investors looking for free research on National Grid plc are welcome to sign up at

Southern natural gas providers have had hardly any weather related setbacks which appears to have made acquisition and expansion projects more feasible. San Diego based Sempra Energy recently completed a deal to expand its ownership stake in two Chilean companies for a total cost of about $875 million. Investors looking for free research on Sempra Energy are welcome to sign up at

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