M&A and Power & Utilities
Power and utility (P&U) companies see themselves operating in a new world after witnessing a series of roller coaster events in the last year. Sustainability, regulations, climate change policy, demand and supply changes, technology, and credit availability are some of the factors that outline the growth of the sector. Moving into the recovery, many P&U companies are looking for consolidation as a part of their strategy to raise capital, gain access to new technology, face lesser regulations, and deal with other factors affecting their businesses.
|U.S. renewable M&A powers on: Continued deal-making fueled by strong demand for renewable energy, not consolidation
M&A activity in the U.S. renewable energy sector remained high in 2012, largely driven by increased participation from large-scale, integrated utility and power companies.
|2013 outlook on Power & Utilities – My take: By John McCue
Emerging trends in the U.S. electric power sector are challenging conventional wisdom about where the industry may be headed, prompting companies to reassess strategies and consider new business models. John McCue, Vice Chairman, and U.S. Energy & Resource Leader shares his thoughts on trends affecting the Power sector in 2012 and through 2013.
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