4 best gas and electric companies around the world

4 best gas and electric companies around the world

Life Swift
Published on September 23, 2023
4 best gas and electric companies around the world

Utility companies, the gas and electric companies is one of the most needs of industrial enterprises and households. There are many such companies in the world. Gas and electric companies are as like our basic needs.

So today, we are going to make a list of some of the best gas and electric companies (utility companies). They are the biggest providers of the natural gas, electricity and a multiline power. Many of these companies are based on either the Europe or U.S.

Duke Energy

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) is considered as one of the biggest electric power holding companies in the U.S. Headquarter of it is in the Charlotte, N.C.

This company controls business unit service to 7.5 million electric customers in six different states in the Southeast and also in the Midwest regions. This company has the capacity to produce electricity up to 57,800 MW.

Almost all of the electricity is generated from the coal, oil and the natural gases. As of the mid-2018, the number of employees in this company is 28,798.

It has $23.9 billion in the operating income, about $53 billion market capitalization and up to $133 billion in the total profit.

It is also famous for providing share payouts to the shareholders (current share is 4.79%) in every situation.

Duke Energy handles the 32,200 miles of the total transmission lines. it also has 268,700 miles of the total distribution lines and 32,900 miles of the distribution pipelines and total gas transmission.


Électricité de France SA (EDF) is situated in the French state. This company provides the power generation, transmission, distribution as well as the energy supply and trading. It is connected to almost every aspect of the electricity industry.

It is one of the popular gas and electric companies which operates in many countries worldwide. The number of employees in this company is more than 155,000.

This company is currently working in France and Europe but it is also increasing its presence in other countries, including China, Russia, and Brazil.

EDF Company has owned and also operates the three of the world’s top 10 nuclear power plants by its capacity. It is also the largest producer of the low-carbon electricity in the U.K.

In 2017, this company had $69.63 billion in the annual income and currently $33 billion market capitalization.


Enel Company is based in Rome. It is the multinational power company and it is also leading the United player in the power and gas markets in the world. Its main focus is on the Latin America and Europe.

Its user is over 64 million worldwide and it also has the largest customer base between the Europe companies. This company operates over 30 countries over five continents.

Moreover, it has the ability to produce electricity for 83,000 MW. It distributes electricity and gas through the network which covers over million miles.

Enel operates in the nuclear, wind, geothermal, thermoelectric, hydroelectric, solar PV and many other renewable sources.

Nearly half of the electricity which was produced by this company in 2017 was free of carbon dioxide discharge. It’s the reason which makes it world’s major producers of the clean energy.

It has 63,500 employees at the end of the year 2017. It has $74.65 billion in the earning and in June 2018, the market capitalization of $49.12 billion.


Iberdrola is one of the Spanish public multinational gas and electric companies which is based in the Bilbao. Its branches include Scottish power, Elejtro (Brazil) and Iberdrola USA.

Moreover, the number of employees in this company is more than 31,000. It has the workforce over four continents and serves around 32 million customers.

This company had$31 billion of sales as of 2017 and in June 2018, $42 billion of market capitalization.