Environment, energy and utilities

The availability, sustainability and security of these energy resources are on the minds of many, from consumers, to political leaders to company executives. In a climate of increasing regulation and liberalisation, energy and utility companies face conflicting pressures of investing in security of supply and controlling maintaining the existing tariffs. The future holds further challenges of meeting renewable energy targets and emission reductions.

How can PwC help 

PwC offers specialised industry experience in the energy and utility sector. We help companies confront the industry’s most challenging changes and issues, including

• Assisting you reviewing your strategies, structures, processes, cost accounting, controls and information systems to improve performance and operational effectiveness
• Assist in regulatory and reporting requirements
• Advice and assist on tariff calculations
• Advising on market transactions including commercialisations and privatisations
• Assist in limited recourse project financing, refinancing and related tax structuring
• Assist in the implementation of billing systems and improvement billing processes and debtor management

Of Further Interest

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