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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.
North American Power & Utilities Deals — Q4 2013
The number of deals valued at more than $50 million came in at 14, close to the 13 deals from a year ago. The total value of the deals, however, grew by 110%, and the average value grew by 95%.
Energy transformation ─ The impact on the power sector business model
The PwC Annual Global Power & Utilities Survey goes to the heart of boardroom thinking in utility companies across the globe. In this, our 13th edition, we look at the pressures building up on the traditional power utility business model and the industry’s viewpoint on the transformative changes that lie ahead.
Power and utilities changing workforce
A rapidly evolving workforce is re-shaping the risk profiles of America’s power & utilities organizations, posing challenges to their traditional control and compliance capabilities. One possible solution: A more systematic approach to capturing and keeping core know-how—and new ways of transmitting that knowledge to a younger generation.
The future of TSOs ─ electricity and gas highways
This report covers PwC’s roundtable meeting in September 2013, in Brussels, Belgium, on the challenges facing modern transmission service operator (TSO) companies. Participants were drawn from industry bodies, regulators and companies involved in TSO activity in different parts of world as well as from PwC.
Helping you get ahead
Global power & utilities statement of capabilities
With more than 4,000 specialists worldwide dedicated to the utilities sector, PwC has the industry knowledge and expertise to meet your needs. We deliver to a single PwC global standard, giving you the assurance of local market insight. This publication highlights how we can help.
Asset gain or drain
Are you making the right enterprise asset management decisions?
More than 40 senior executives and experts from 14 different countries gathered in May 2012 in Rome, Italy for PwC’s roundtable on the enterprise asset management (EAM) challenges facing power and utilities companies. This roundtable discussion paper covers topics including the implementation of PAS55, strategies for balancing and integrating risk management, and investment in asset renewal and replacement.
Power and Renewables Deals
2013 outlook & 2012 review
This publication is the latest in our annual series in which we look at mergers and acquisitions activity in the power and utilities sector. This year for the first time we bring together our previously separate power and renewable deals analysis into one report, reflecting the increasing mainstream role that renewable play in the generation mix.
How to become a player in the P3 market
With public-private partnerships poised to grow in the US, it’s time for engineering and construction firms to get in the game
Public-private partnerships (P3s) are becoming more popular because they can produce a variety of benefits, including greater operational efficiencies gained from capitalizing on the private sector’s know-how and more appropriate allocation of risks to the parties best able to manage them. Produced by PwC US, this publication highlights some of the challenges and opportunities facing US engineering and construction firms with respect to P3s.
16th Annual Global CEO Survey
Power & utilities industry-specific findings
PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, now in its sixteenth year, aims to inform and stimulate the debate on how businesses are facing today’s challenges. View our findings from our discussions with leading power & utilities CEOs around the world.
Global statement of capabilities
The power of the wind, the sun and other renewable resources are an increasingly important part of the world’s energy mix.