The power and gas markets worldwide have experienced tremendous change over the past decade.
The challenges facing the power and gas industry include the following:
  • Choosing the right generation mix to maximize portfolios
  • Installing efficient technologies in power generation
  • Implementing effective risk management capabilities
  • Reducing the retail cost to serve, which is high compared with other industries, for example, telecommunications.
  • Steering sales force in consolidating geographically dispersed utilities.
  • Developing a better understanding of the customer base, for example, segmentation and retention programs
  • Assessing the future of gas supply and the role of liquefied natural gas.
  • Evaluating optimal business-model choices and organization structures.
  • Clarifying transmission grid bottlenecks and impacts.
  • Appraising the effects and outcomes of unbundling