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Clean heat calls for customized decarbonization

What are the options for energy utilities, and what makes a robust strategy ?

We often associate reducing carbon emissions with buying “green” electric power, switching to electric cars, or reducing, reusing, or recycling waste. Indeed, renewable power jumped to 29% market share of global power generation last year, up from 27% in 2019, according to IEA. Yet, only 10% of...
Utilities & alternative energy

The next big bang in emissions-free energy

The private sector race to the nuclear fusion dream

Utilities & alternative energy

Integrated planning in metals & mining

How can CEOs find opportunities for new performance boost ?

Over the past decade, heavily invested projects from metals, mining, and other industrial companies have transformed and optimized functional processes – standardizing operations within ERP systems and enriching systems with data through modern digital tools. Such key functional area optimization...
Utilities & alternative energy, Operations management

Winning the productivity race in hydropower

Time for agile operational innovation and a digital asset management mindset

Utilities & alternative energy

Unlocking high CO2 gas fields – Contributing to the carbon economy

Can high CO2 fields successfully become a new business line for exploration and production operators that embrace an energy transition strategy?

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, gas consumption will be a key driver for the short to medium term as many O&G companies embark on their energy transition roadmaps. In this Viewpoint, we provide an overview of the key opportunities available by unlocking high CO2 gas fields, the...
Utilities & alternative energy

Quenching digital thirst of water utilities

How should water utilities execute their digital transformation ?

Water utilities across the globe are under increased pressure due to challenges posed by rapid urbanization, climate change, aging infrastructure, high network losses, and increasing customer expectations. Innovation and cutting-edge digital technologies are proving critical in helping utilities...
Utilities & alternative energy

Transforming a utility company’s front line

A framework to optimize field force utilization and productivity

Previously stable and involatile utilities are entering a fast-transforming environment that requires rapid, decisive, and strategic actions. Utilities currently face higher cost and margin pressures stemming from scale and age of the network as well as regulatory mandates and competition. To...
Utilities & alternative energy

Paving the way for green hydrogen

Key considerations for green H2 deployment

Green hydrogen (H2) has become a key topic on the agenda of policy makers and industrial players, driven both by the global decarbonization push and the commercial opportunities that it could bring. Although ambitious targets have been set and multiple projects announced, the road toward the green...
Utilities & alternative energy

Finding the true north for local content definition in the nuclear industry

Establishing principles for quantifying localization

Many emerging nuclear countries aspire to track and report the localization progress in their nuclear programs, yet there is no standard definition of how to calculate and maximize the value of local content. While in some markets localization measures converge on the cost of local supplies, others...
Utilities & alternative energy

Hydrogen at energy companies – A new game

Where and how should they get involved with hydrogen?

Many governments have placed hydrogen on their agendas for decarbonization, making hydrogen a decisive topic for energy suppliers as well. This becomes evident by the government’s commitment to funding projects that enable regions and municipalities to plan and implement pilot applications. After...
Utilities & alternative energy