Get ready for consumer evolution with Electric Vehicle expansion

Anna Cheong For the public charging network operators to survive and stay relevant, they must service the growing wants and needs of an evolving customer base. The UK’s public charging network will need to satisfy the needs and wants of millennials, as the Electric...

Solar Energy in the UK – Challenges & Opportunities

Bruce Wen What opportunities remain for major utilities in the current stabilised market and what strengths can they leverage? UK solar PV installed capacity has grown to 13GW (UK Department for BEIS, 2018). Encouraged by UK government strategy and funding schemes for...

The Current Utilities Market

Amir Soufizadeh Improved competition, operational excellence and cost-efficiency will define the future of the utilities sector, creating an environment that will, within five years, look radically different to how it looks at the moment. Driven by global and...

Where is Commodities Heading?

Amir Soufizadeh Commodity company earnings on a global basis are under pressure thanks to the lowest prices for a decade across the entire commodity spectrum. For centuries, commodity markets price fluctuations have impacted not only global and domestic firms but also...

Transformed EU Utilities Business Models & IT

Amir Soufizadeh IT transformation is apparent in production areas such hydraulic fracturing and extremely responsive microgrids, and on trading floors where Big Data analytics provide accurate insights from the vast amount of data available on consumption, demand...

Time to deploy MIFID II

Susheel Dodeja It is essential that all contributing stakeholders work collaboratively as early as possible. Following ESMA’s recent publication of the final draft RTS (Regulatory Technical Standards) on MiFID II, the time is right for trading organisations to prepare...