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Understanding the consolidation of Ontario’s electricity market
Our 14th Annual Global Power and Utilities Survey found that 81% of senior executives expect their home market to be transformed by more than 60% by 2030 and 70% expect significant market model changes within the same timeframe. So, what does that mean for energy in Ontario?
Digital utility transformation
Digital technologies are strategically important for power and utility companies but capturing the benefits of digitization has been slow. More than 80 senior executives and experts from 12 different countries gathered for PwC’s roundtable discussion on the digital utility of the future and the strategies that companies are implementing to get there.
14th Global Power & Utilities Survey: A different energy future
Industry disruption leads more than 70 senior executives from 52 countries to expect their markets and business models to change leading up to 2030. The current way of doing business is at stake and operational changes lay ahead. Does the industry think we’re headed for a new ‘golden age’ or is the future less promising?
North American Power & Utilities Deals — Q1 2015
Despite the overall drop in first quarter deal activity compared to last quarter, deals are being accomplished throughout the industry landscape including regulated, renewable, and non-renewable generation deals.
Power & Renewables Deals: 2015 outlook and 2014 review
Our 2015 Power and Renewables Deals outlook is the latest in our annual series in which we look at mergers and acquisitions activity in the power utilities sector. The report explores some of the main themes that will drive deal activity in the year ahead.
Global State of Information Security Survey
According to global power and utility respondents, the average number of detected incidents increased six-fold over the year before. Yet only 54% say they have a unified security and controls framework and/or enterprise risk management framework to address cybersecurity risks.
What do global power and utilities sector investment professionals want to see in company reporting? Their perception of reporting quality affects their perception of the quality of company management.
Cleantech MoneyTreeTM Report: Q3 2014
Venture investment into Cleantech increased over 40% during the first three quarters of 2014 compared to the first three quarters of 2013. Strong follow-on investment in solar continues as later stage solar developers receive funding from the venture community.
Asset management: Powering your journey to success
The power and utilities industry is facing seismic transformation at a pace and to an extent that is unprecedented - pushing leaders to examine their business models and implement change programs to respond to these trends.
Staying ahead in an era of game-changing customer transformation
Top executives and experts from different parts of the power & utilities sector gathered in May 2014 in Washington DC, US for PwC's roundtable on the customer transformation challenges facing the industry. We have captured the key points of the debate in a PwC Discussion paper 'Staying ahead in an era of game-changing customer transformation' addressing challenges as well as possible solutions.
Putting the success in succession: Power & Utilities Sector Edition
Power and Utilities organizations have a higher proportion of workers eligible for retirement compared to the all-industry average. Sixty-two percent of the power and utilities workforce has the potential to retire over the next five years, and 52% of skilled engineers will need to be replaced by 2020.
At the crossroads: the future of the UK energy retail market
The relentless political and media focus on consumer bills attest to an urgent need for a new model that provides greater transparency and can rebuild trust. Recently the industry has been referred to the Competition and Markets Authority.