Tag: utility sector

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Moody’s adopts negative outlook for regulated utility sector, warns on gas prices, economy and cost recovery

November 11, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Moody’s Investors Service on Friday lowered its outlook for the U.S. regulated utility sector to negative, warning that high natural gas prices, inflation and rising interest rates could mean power providers struggle to promptly recover their costs. “The outlook could […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Three ways wind energy players can ensure profitable businesses

October 1, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The Decoding Wind’s Future study states that successful renewable energy operators will need to be responsive to pricing mechanisms and tailor their operations to improve profitability. Three ways wind energy sector players can do so include: Eliminate silos: The study […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Duke Energy: Elliott Management Shows Us Location Matters For Utility Investors

May 25, 2021

Via: Seeking Alpha

Recently, hedge fund Elliott Management, the largest activist shareholder fund in the world with assets under management in excess of $41 billion, has targeted another utility to work its “magic” – Duke Energy (DUK). Elliott is known to target companies […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utility sector wary of new security rules for distributed resources

September 8, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

“I’m not surprised industry vendors are suggesting there should be a lower threshold,” said Mike Almeyda, account manager with risk management firm Force 5. At the same time, he said, “it’s not that industry doesn’t want to do the work.” […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

How drones are playing a role in the power and utility sector

February 23, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, in the energy sector is in its infancy, with many companies still unsure about the value drones could bring to their operations. But this market segment is a fast-growing infant with […]