Power & utilities

North American Power Deals: Q2 2015 mergers & acquisitions report


Renewable transactions drove deal activity this quarter, and continue to drive investor interest in the space, though there is broader interest in deals across the industry landscape.

In depth: Revenue standard is final – A comprehensive look at the new model (Power and Utilities industry supplement)


The FASB and IASB have issued their long-awaited converged standard on revenue recognition. How will you be affected? This industry-specific supplement to our In depth publication highlights some of the areas that could create the most significant challenges for power and utilities entities as they transition to the new revenue standard.

Strategic Assets: Responsive and Efficient Utility Logistics Operations


Looking at the “heart” of supply chain can help organizations plug-into a responsive and efficient utility logistics operation.

FERC Enforcement Report 2014 Highlights


In late 2014, FERC's Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) published its annual report summarizing enforcement activities, and detailing the undertakings of the Division of Investigations (DOI), Division of Audits and Accounting (DAA), Division of Energy Market Oversight (Market Oversight) and the Division of Analytics and Surveillance (DAS). PwC's brief highlights selective compliance and audit findings contained within FERC's 2014 Enforcement Report.

North American power deals: Q4 2014 mergers & acquisitions report


The number of deals valued at more than $50 million came in at 22, up from the 14 deals from a year ago. The total value of the deals grew by 68%, and the average value grew by 7%.

Power and Utilities: 2014 SEC comment letter trends


PwC’s Power and Utilities Industry Group has developed this publication to assist management teams in understanding some of the SEC’s current focus areas as well as other financial reporting hot topics.

Powerful reporting


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.

North American power deals: Q3 2014 mergers & acquisitions report


12 deals valued at more than $50 million came in this quarter, consistent with the 12 quarterly deals a year ago. Total deal value and average deal value increased by 141% each as compared to Q3 2013.

Asset management: Powering your journey to success


More than 20 senior power and utilities (P&U) executives and experts from the US and Canada joined us in May 2014 in Chicago to discuss the challenges they’re facing managing their physical asset portfolios and operations. The group came together at a roundtable to share their approaches to Enterprise Asset Management and to discuss leading practices, challenges and lessons learned Participants were drawn from across the gas and electricity sectors, including generation, storage, transmission, and distribution.

Financial reporting in the power and utilities industry: International Financial Reporting Standards


The move to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is advancing the transparency and comparability of financial statements around the world. Many countries now require companies to prepare their financial statements in accordance with IFRS.