In May 2017, Westinghouse Electric Company (“Westinghouse”) CEO José Gutiérrez told an industry gathering that his company would be exiting its historic bankruptcy proceedings “leaner, stronger and more competitive” . However, with the advent of the digital era in power […]
Digital technology represents a serious of very specific challenges to the nuclear industry based on its regulatory structure and current market pressures.
Exelon is one of the largest energy utilities in the world and operates more nuclear power plants than any other company in the US, but its electrical transmission equipment, natural gas and nuclear plants are aging rapidly. How can Exelon's extremely costly and complex, yet vital, infrastructure be brought successfully into the digital age?
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company seeks a way to revise its century-old business and operating model to meet the demands of modern customers in a rapidly changing energy landscape.
AEP Generation Resources operates 60 electricity generation stations across 11 states with total capacity of 31,000 MW. Based on capacity, AEP is the second largest US electricity generator but leads its competitors in CO2 emissions. What can AEP do to remain competitive and reduce its CO2 emissions?
While investments in solar panels, wind turbines, biofuels, and hydropower continue to increase, it will not be enough to meet the 56% increase in energy consumption by 2040. 
In response to climate change concerns and global emission control efforts, utility companies face increased pressure to reduce carbon emissions resulting from energy generation. As the United States (U.S) seeks to shift its reliance away from burning fossil fuels, alternative and renewable energy forms gain popularity. Anticipating the effects of climate change, one utilities services company, Exelon, is well positioned to react to the shift in energy consumption patterns as the U.S. reduces its carbon footprint.
NuScale Power helps revitalize nuclear power industry and could be positioned for water desalination in future.
What should a company do when an unforeseen tragedy changes its clean energy initiatives? Should we listen to the public view that the risk of another nuclear meltdown outweighs the concerns over climate change?
Regulatory mandates in California create a massive shift toward renewable energy sources for PG&E, the state’s second largest utility. As renewable energy technologies mature, new innovations may challenge its capital intensive model.