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The 20 Best Utilities Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Looking for a new job in utilities? Check our list of the most women-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best utilities companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Utilities companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of September 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best utilities companies to work for

DTE Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Detroit, MI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for DTE Energy:

"I feel very blessed to work with such an awesome company. As a woman the benefits they offer is so great. Way ahead of the game compared to other companies! I felt welcomed from t…"

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Conservice is a utilities company headquartered in the Logan, UT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.7 stars).

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Black Hills Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Rapid City, SD area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Black Hills Energy:

"I have worked at other company's that it is a "boy's club". Women were targeted when an issue was brought up. This is not Black Hills Energy's culture. The culture is inclusive, t…"

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ONE Gas is a utilities company headquartered in the Tulsa, OK area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for ONE Gas:

"ONE Gas has worked hard to create a culture of Inclusion and Diversity. Pierce Norton, the CEO (and fearless leader), has done an excellent job of keeping a family oriented envi…"

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Exelon is a utilities company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Exelon:

"Exelon is an excellent place for all people to work. This is a great diversified work place that have a very good pay structure."

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PSEG is a utilities company headquartered in the Newark, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Arizona Public Service (APS) is a utilities company headquartered in the Phoenix, AZ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

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Constellation Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Baltimore, MD area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.6 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.1 stars).

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Con Edison is a utilities company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Con Edison:

"This company focuses on employee development, equal opportunity, and ethics. While it is not the best, they constantly seek areas in which they can improve."

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Alliant Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alliant Energy:

"Company has reacted very well to Covid, with great support and flexibility for working at home. The leadership of our finance team is good and always looking for ways to transfor…"

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American Electric Power (AEP) is a utilities company headquartered in the Columbus, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and paid time off (4.2 stars).

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Duke Energy Corporation is a utilities company headquartered in the Charlotte, NC area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars) and women in leadership (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Duke Energy Corporation:

"My teams were the best! Focus on well-being, family, and job satisfaction... what a wonderful, purposeful place to be each day!"

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Consumers Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Jackson, MI area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Consumers Energy:

"Overall, I've been extremely pleased with how progressive and female friendly Consumers Energy is. The Women in Engineering and Women Advisory Panel have definitely helped me conn…"

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Direct Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Houston, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.9 stars) and flexible work hours (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Direct Energy:

"Direct energy is a great place to work. Men and Women are seen equally. There are lactation rooms, a wellness room, and great maternity and paternity leave. I'm certain about ado…"

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Eversource Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Hartford, CT area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.1 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Eversource Energy:

"Terrific company to work for and grow with. Lot's of opportunities to grow and develop and move around. Very happy working at Eversource."

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Portland General Electric is a utilities company headquartered in the Portland, OR area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (3.8 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.7 stars).

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Southern California Edison (SCE) is a utilities company headquartered in the Rosemead, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southern California Edison (SCE):

"Excellent career opportunities"

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Xcel Energy is a utilities company headquartered in the Minneapolis, MN area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Xcel Energy:

"Great company to work for and grow with! I wish there was more flexibility in hours, but overall a great place to be!"

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Georgia Power Company is a utilities company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and paid time off (3.8 stars).

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AVANGRID, Inc. (formerly Iberdrola USA) is a utilities company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and salary satisfaction (3.5 stars).

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