Arcelor Mittal is the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading research and development and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in more than 20 countries spanning four continents, the company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature.
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined. AEP's transmission system directly or indirectly serves about 10 percent of the electricity demand in the Eastern Interconnection, and approximately 11 percent of the electricity demand in ERCOT, the transmission system that covers much of Texas.
Cass Information Systems is the leading provider of transportation, utility, waste and telecom expense management and related business intelligence services, disbursing $32 billion annually on behalf of its clients. With more than $1.3 billion in total assets, Cass is a thriving business process outsourcer focused on invoice management, audit and payment services. Cass is uniquely supported by Cass Commercial Bank, founded in 1906. Today, Cass Commercial Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary, providing sophisticated financial exchange services to the parent organization and its clients.
CenterPoint Energy is composed of an electric transmission and distribution utility serving the Houston metropolitan area, local natural gas distribution businesses in six states, a competitive natural gas sales and service business serving customers in the eastern half of the U.S., interstate pipeline operations with two natural gas pipelines in the mid-continent region, and a field services business with natural gas gathering operations, also in the mid-continent region.
Direct Energy is one of the largest independent energy marketers in the Northeast United States, providing natural gas and/or electricity to customers of all types from residential through industrial. Based in New York, Direct Energy is a strong regional contender and now expanding into more widespread areas of service across the country.
Dominion, headquartered in Richmond, Va., has 4 million electric and natural gas customers and more than 15,000 employees to serve them through a variety of subsidiaries. They offer a 20,000-megawatt generation portfolio of efficient electric power transmitted over 6,000 miles of transmission lines. Gas customers are served by 7,600 miles of transmission pipeline and 2.8 trillion cubic feet of reserves.
Duquesne Light, a leader in providing electric energy to a variety of customers, including other utilities and 580,000 direct customers in southwestern Pennsylvania. The company has a long history of innovation and leadership. It pioneered new standards in: environmental protection (first utility to install a plant-wide scrubber system to improve air quality) customer service (first regulated utility in Pennsylvania and one of the first in the nation to offer customer service guarantees), and energy production (operator of the nation's first nuclear power station).
FirstEnergy Corp. is a diversified energy services holding company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its electric utility operating companies -- Ohio Edison Company, Pennsylvania Power Company, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison Company -- comprise the nation's 10th largest investor-owned electric system, serving 2.2 million customers within 13,200 square miles of northern and central Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
FirstEnergy Solutions is a diversified energy services holding company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its electric utility operating companies -- Ohio Edison Company, Pennsylvania Power Company, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison Company -- comprise the nation's 10th largest investor-owned electric system, serving 2.2 million customers within 13,200 square miles of northern and central Ohio and western Pennsylvania.
Integrys Group offers nonregulated natural gas, electric, and alternate fuel supplies as well as energy management and consulting services. They specialize in offering energy supply strategies that meet individual customer needs in changing local energy markets. In a recent Mastio & Copmany survey, Integrys finished as the top-ranked gas marketer in the country.
National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation, a division of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG), sells or transports natural gas to over 733,000 customers through a local distribution system located in western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. The major distribution areas served include Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Jamestown in New York, and Erie and Sharon in Pennsylvania.
National Grid provides electricity to more than 1.5 million customers across 24,000 square miles of upstate New York. The company also delivers natural gas to more than 540,000 customers over 4,500 square miles of eastern, central and northern New York.
Piedmont Natural Gas Company is an energy and services company primarily engaged in the transportation, distribution and sale of natural gas to over 725,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Based in Charlotte, Piedmont is the second-largest gas utility in the Southeast.
PPL, a FORTUNE 500 company headquartered in Allentown, PA, markets wholesale or retail energy in 42 states and Canada; delivers energy to nearly 6 million customers in the United States, United Kingdom and Latin America; provides energy services for businesses in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States; and generates electricity at power plants in northeastern and western United States, Latin America and Europe.
Reliant Energy, an NRG Company, is an international energy delivery and energy services company. Their delivery activities include electricity and natural gas distribution, electricity transmission and natural gas pipelines. They serve nearly 4 million customers in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Minnesota.
Spectra Energy, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a leading North American energy company with assets of approximately $12 billion. The Company's interests include natural gas gathering, processing, transmission, storage and distribution, as well as power generation, international energy businesses and financial, information technology and energy services businesses
UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. The company provides service in 17 counties in the eastern and central parts of the state. UGI Utilities, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of UGI Corporation, based in Valley Forge.
Iberdrola USA provides superior customer service and promotes competition. By focusing on customer service, competition and growth, Iberdrola USA will continue to be a valuable asset to the communities it serves.
Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Company produces natural gas and provides transportation and gathering services through a natural gas pipeline system located in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming.