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Imperatives for growth in power

European utilities are currently undergoing significant reinvention due to a rapidly changing market and political environment. The traditional energy generation model is under fire, while at the same time demand is shrinking due to changing habits. The industry desperately needs to develop new...
Utilities & alternative energy

Making sense of the bioeconomy

Many companies, both large and small, view fuels and chemicals derived from bio-based feedstocks as a potential source of sustainable growth. Yet in practice, breakthroughs have been hard to achieve and the number of large-scale commercial successes are few. In this article the authors examine the...
Utilities & alternative energy, Technology & innovation management

New business models of energy companies

XII International Energy Regulatory Forum

The XII International Energy Regulatory Forum will take place on March 17, 2016 in Prague. The forum will point out the current status of the Energy Union establishment and the key challenges organizations will face to remain competitive. The panelists will include ministers and other energy...
Utilities & alternative energy

Detection and prevention of risk from third parties

National legislation with broad international reach  is increasing the acute risk of legal non-compliance and the associated impact on corporate reputation. A risk-based due  diligence approach is required to detect and prevent these risks.
Utilities & alternative energy, Risk

Energize Telecoms

Benefits and risks for telcos considering opportunities in energy management

 As energy markets transform and technologies develop, the world of the traditional power utility israpidly changing:Markets have liberalized, separating customers from networks and producers, and customer centricity is a growing trend.Power generation is decentralizing and becoming less...
Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME), Utilities & alternative energy

Emerging technologies in Solar

Traversing the PV lab-to-fab “valleys of death”

These technologies have been used to record cell efficiencies more than three times that of typical commercial c-Si PV, and have growing academic and financial sponsorship and the prospect of value-creating cross-applicability and complementarity between materials and technology. The question now...
Utilities & alternative energy

Second Grid Executive & Expert Roundtable

Today’s questions and challenges on the road ahead of European grid companies

Power grids have become a dynamic part of the utility industry, as well as an important revenue driver and stable source of income for integrated utilities. Arthur D. Little brings executives and experts of European grid operators together annually to discuss the main challenges power grid...
Utilities & alternative energy

Churn management in utilities

Managing customer churn in power and gas utilities is a top priority in most European markets. Utilities are faced with ever-increasing challenges due to shifting customer preferences, the appearance of new offerings and of new competitors with different business models. The situation calls for a...
Utilities & alternative energy

Energy & Utilities Benchmarking Study

Power & gas retail benchmark conclusions

As power and gas retail markets have been liberalizing in Europe in the past decades, the business of selling energy to retail consumers has been completely transformed. New products and services have been developed in most countries and utilities have launched new channels and ways to interact...
Utilities & alternative energy

GCC Solar Energy: Turning plans into reality

How to renew the lost momentum?

The potential for solar energy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is indisputable. Underpinned by the acute need to find alternative energy sources to reduce the opportunity cost of burning fossil-fuels, as well as the requirements to drive economic development, employment and technology...
Utilities & alternative energy