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Public Utilities

  • By: Andrew J. Waskey
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Public utilities are organizations that provide public services. Public utilities may be government owned, cooperatives, or investor-owned enterprises. Private utilities are held by a single owner; as owned utilities, they are joint stock companies with stock shares sold on the ...

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