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Business Strategies

Continuing a multi-year trend, the industry’s regulated asset base grew in 2017 and accounted for a larger share of total assets at about 81% between the Regulated Electric and Natural Gas Distribution segments.  Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity slowed in 2017 compared to recent years, with only one deal closing in 2017 versus the nine completions in 2016.​  Learn about the industry’s business strategies, including construction activity, fuel sources and mergers and acquisitions, in this section.