The future of distributed generation - PwC P&U roundtable discussion paper

Expert insight

Distributed generation is a fast growing feature of modern electricity systems. But the complexities – technological, regulatory, commercial and financial – of integrating renewables and distributed generation into the grid are immense. The implications for utility companies and policy-makers alike are considerable.

Senior executives and experts from 16 countries and four continents gathered for PwC’s roundtable on the regulatory, commercial and technological challenges barriers to implementing distributed generation.

"What are the drivers behind this rise of distributed generation?" Weero Koster, Partner Energy, Sustainablity & Climate Change, Aeolion (left) and Steve Hunter, Senior Project Developer and PPA Leader (2nd fr. r.) with Mark Coughlin (2nd fr. l.), Global Leader, Market Design (PwC Australia) and David Etheridge (l.), Global Leader, Power & Utilities Advisory (PwC US) at the PwC Power & Utilities Client Roundtable © 2018.

Industry views


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The growth of renewables - Viewpoints of key speakers on the regulatory, technological and the financing challenges of renewables.


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The future of energy storage - Hear the discussion of key speakers regarding the different roles storage can play in the energy system

Key issues

We take a deep dive into the main talking points arising from the discussion about reinventing utility companies in a new digital world.

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