Shares of some top utilities companies are up at 10 a.m.:

American Electric Power Co. rose $.06 or .1 percent, to $53.82.

Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.45 or .8 percent, to $56.45.

Dominion Resources Inc. rose $.05 or .1 percent, to $68.71.

Duke Energy Corp. rose $.23 or .3 percent, to $71.62.

Exelon rose $.23 or .7 percent, to $34.20.

PG&E rose $.41 or .9 percent, to $46.44.

Southern Co. rose $.11 or .2 percent, to $44.12.