Utilities and power generation chief audit executive survey results and roundtable discussion

January 2011
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Utilities and power generation chief audit executive survey results and roundtable discussion

At a glance

Utilities and power companies face new and complex risks, and our survey shows their internal audit teams are laying the groundwork for a new way of working to meet the new risks.

The utilities and power generation industry is in the spotlight as companies, governments, and consumers face risks posed by commodity price volatility, security and privacy, environmental impacts, and critical infrastructure needs to modernize and meet regulatory requirements for reliability while maintaining a reasonable cost to customers.This paper explores each of these areas and shares highlights from PwC's Utilities chief audit executive (CAE) survey and October 2010 roundtable discussion.