Global Power & utilities publications, thought leadership and studies

Electricity beyond the grid

May 22, 2016

A look at how standalone electricity and mini-grids can increase access to electricity

Customer engagement in an era of energy transformation

February 16, 2016

Technology is eclipsing competition as the single biggest transformational force affecting customer relations for power utility companies.

Power & Renewables Deals 2016 outlook and 2015 review

January 25, 2016

Welcome to our 2016 Power and Renewables Deals outlook. It is the latest in our annual series in which we look at mergers and acquisitions activity in the power utilities sector.

The changing role of the CFO - How energy transformation is shifting the CFO focus

November 06, 2015

The chief financial officer (CFO) role is changing. It’s becoming more strategically-focused, more value-focused and more future-focused.

Global power & utilities statement of capabilities

September 16, 2015

The energy utility world of the future - PwC - your trusted energy transformation partner

PwC Africa Power & Utilities Sector Survey – A new Africa energy world

July 20, 2015

The PwC Africa Power & Utilities Sector Survey is based on research conducted between November 2014 and March 2015 with 51 people holding senior leadership positions in the power sectors of 15 African countries.

PwC power & utilities capability statement – Capital projects and infrastructure

July 20, 2015

With PwC you get an adviser with a dedicated capital projects and infrastructure team and extensive experience of big power projects. Whether it’s engineers, commercial lawyers, finance and regulatory experts or project managers, we’ve got the multi-disciplinary skills to quickly assemble a team that will give you the support you need.

PwC Global power and utilities roundtable discussion paper – Digital utility transformation

July 09, 2015

More than 80 senior executives and experts from 12 different countries gathered in May 2015 in Paris, France, for PwC’s roundtable on the digital utility of the future and the strategies that companies are implementing to get there.

Power & Renewables Deals: 2015 outlook and 2014 review

January 28, 2015

Welcome to our 2015 Power and Renewables Deals outlook. In this publication, we look at mergers and acquisitions activity in the power utilities sector.

What's driving energy transformation?

December 16, 2014

Take a look at the megatrends and disruption dynamics that are changing the power sector.

The business models of the future

December 16, 2014

Do you have a clear vision of the business models that will deliver success in the power sector of the future?

Implications for market design

December 16, 2014

What are the future market scenarios that could unfold in an era of transformation change?

The road ahead - Gaining momentum from energy transformation

December 04, 2014

The impact on the power sector from the convergent forces of changes in customer behaviour, new forms of competition, renewable and distributed energy and regulation is creating new opportunities and challenges.

A new balancing act for DSOs – Market, regulatory and business model challenges

November 13, 2014

More than 50 senior executives and experts from ten different countries gathered in September 2014 in Brussels, Belgium for PwC’s roundtable on the market, regulatory and business models challenges facing distribution system operators (DSOs).

Powerful reporting

November 13, 2014

Power and utilities companies are often at the forefront of global sustainability and climate change issues, and are directly affected by the evolving expectations of the communities they serve. As populations become more urbanized and some jurisdictions begin to move towards more renewable energy sources, clear communication becomes even more important. Power and utilities companies need to tell a powerful story to support ongoing investment in their vital but often aging infrastructure.

The future of TSOs ─ electricity and gas highways

October 30, 2013

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.

World energy systems

September 20, 2013

Per Langer, Executive Vice President of Sweden’s Fortum Corporation on the future of the world’s energy systems.

PwC power & utilities roundtable discussion paper

June 13, 2012

A PwC power & utilities roundtable discussion paper on enterprise asset management

European Power & Renewables Deals: Quarterly M&A outlook, Spring 2012

May 03, 2012

This PwC study provides analysis of European merger and acquisition activity on a quarterly basis in the power utilities and renewable energy industries.

Download the PwC Global Power & Utilities Survey 2015

April 23, 2012

What do 73 senior executives from 52 countries think about the current state of the industry? Download the PwC Power & Utilities Survey now.