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Conventional Power 

Electricity pylons
 

Power and utilities companies are reinventing themselves in the face of immense changes in their business environment.  And the changes are huge not only in terms of policy and regulation but also in terms of technology.  Add into this price volatility, a change in consumer attitudes and the need for a massive amount of investment into the industry and the landscape for utilities companies is very different from ten or even five years ago.

 

The winners will be those who are agile and have a clear view of their core competencies and their customer needs.

 

Financial services regulation expands to energy traders
A raft of new regulation is on the horizon, designed to prevent another financial crisis from happening - and it not only financial services that will be affected.  Current proposals will affect any firm that trades commodities and derivatives - in particular the energy sector.  This paper examines the key impacts.

 Financial services regulation expands to energy traders (PDF 341 KB) 

 Green Power 2012

Reforms in the utilities sector - why we can't afford to get it wrong 
The UK is facing a fundamental challenge to ensure long-term, sustainable access to and the provision of electricity and water.  This paper examines these challenges and opportunities.

 Reforms in the utilities sector - why we can't afford to get it wrong (PDF 548 KB) 

 Reforms in the Utility Sector

Pressure building on utilities' credit ratings through reforms and uncertainity 
In the UK alone, £200bn needs to be invested in energy infrastructure and at least a further £40bn in the water sector over the next ten years to meet the challenges of climate change, decarbonisation and population growth.  These investment needs can only be met if access to capital is maintained, this paper identifies the options.

Pressure building on utilities' credit ratings through reforms and uncertainity (PDF 391 KB)

 Pressure Building

Operational Transformation in the Power & Utilities Sector 
This paper looks at the opportunities available such as lean based process-driven transformation; performance through people; IT delivery assurance; operational excellence; and asset performance optimisation.

 Operational Transformation in the Power & Utlilities Sector (PDF 612 KB) 
 

 Operational Transformation


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David Gascoigne

David Gascoigne

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