For years energy networks have been seen as safe and attractive places to invest. Yes, their returns have been regulated but the growth in the size of the networks has allowed many companies to grow their profits and dividends to their shareholders. Now it seems that the energy regulator has said “enough is enough” and that it’s time for customers to save some money. This could be very bad news for shareholders in National Grid (LSE:NG.) and SSE (LSE:SSE).
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