September 25, 2023
In this article, experts from FTI Consulting’s Power, Renewables & Energy Transition (“PRET”) practice draw upon their experience in climate risk-related bankruptcy, dispute advisory, restructuring and resource strategies to summarize the regulatory, operational and financial impacts of recent extreme weather events on electric utilities. This article will discuss the implications of strengthening physical and financial asset performance in a rapidly evolving electric grid.
June 1, 2023
The announcement by President Gabriel Boric on April 20, 2023, that private companies will need to partner with the state to extract lithium is the latest sign that the Chilean government is attempting to increasingly control Chile’s mining industry.
May 23, 2023
Why should utilities prepare for three different policy futures? Climate policy in the United States has been volatile and unpredictable for the past decade. Nowhere is turbulent climate
policy more evident than in the utility sector. The authors will examine three distinct possible climate policy scenarios that may occur through 2030.
May 22, 2023
Chris LeWand, Senior Managing Director and Global Practice Leader of FTI’s Power, Renewables & Energy Transition (PRET) Practice joins NPM Managing Editor Jon Berke to weigh in on the ramifications of President Biden’s recent veto of Congress attempts to repeal the two-year moratorium on solar tariffs, why Texas is pursuing a natural gas regime under recent legislation proposals and what needs to be done to grow transmission as an asset class in the US.
March 24, 2023
Over the past couple of decades, electric utility investments were driven primarily in response to an aging infrastructure and increasing customer expectations for reliability. Recently, the increased frequency of storm-driven outages coupled with the need for operational uptime and work-from-home practices have only served to sharpen this focus, with regulators and utilities developing new approaches to meet this need.
February 20, 2023
RJ Arsenault recently sits down with NPM (New Project Media) to discuss new guidance released by the IRS related to the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and the different clean energy strategies that developers are deploying to low-income communities.
February 16, 2023
With ongoing supply chain issues, legislative challenges in Washington and a rising interest rate environment, many renewable energy investors prepared for a cooler start to 2022. As we move through 2023, we expect deal flow to remain strong as developers look to monetize opportunities and benefits driven by the IRA.
November 3, 2022
With new ESG (environmental, social, and governance) regulations from both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the European Union under consideration, the CFO and the finance function will play an increasingly important role in unlocking value across organizations.
October 31, 2022
FTI Consulting’s Justin Pugh, Senior Managing Director, sits down with NPM Managing Editor, Jon Berke to highlight some of the major incentives introduced in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and in particular how he envisions a domestic supply chain growing under the IRA.
August 23, 2022
FTI Consulting’s Managing Director, Michael Bakunin, discusses broader electric vehicle adoption and the future of e-mobility as a guest on brightsmith’s Conversations in CleanTech podcast.
August 15, 2022
This is the first piece in a three-part series exploring key due diligence considerations for proven renewable energy and adjacent technologies representing the majority of M&A activity, as well as for emerging technologies poised for investment growth in the coming years.
August 1, 2022
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and sustainability has evolved from a niche “trend” into a seismic culture shift embraced by the global business community as a defining metric of success.
July 5, 2022
Dr. Michael Bakunin joins us on the first NPM Interconnections podcast sponsored by FTI Consulting to discuss the rise of electric vehicles in the US and the related infrastructure that will be necessary to support them.
June 28, 2022
Historically, power resilience was primarily achieved by utilizing a variety of infrastructure hardening methods; however, as grid modernization has propagated through the industry, even more advanced approaches are being sought to enhance system resiliency.
June 13, 2022
FTI Consulting’s Eric Schiffer joins other renewable energy experts on a panel to examine N.E. natural gas fundamentals, with a particular focus on diversification in the supply planning process, as well as implications of renewable energy sources in the market and LNG exports including foreign price index dynamics.
May 4, 2022
For the first time, analysis suggests that the total cost of ownership (“TCO”) – the total cost to own and operate a vehicle, accounting for inputs such as purchase and fuel prices – for EVs is more attractive than its ICE counterpart.
April 11, 2022
From private equity funds looking to drive portfolio value and engage their partners to companies utilizing ESG screens to de-risk operations, our clients are embracing ESG as a powerful tool rather than a passing fad.
March 7, 2022
2021 will shape up to have been another record year for U.S. solar, with Woodmac estimating in December that installed solar capacity for the year will land north of 20 GWdc.
January 24, 2022
Renewable energy M&A contributed to the mix in terms of high deal volume and landmark transactions in a year of record levels of M&A.
January 2, 2022
FW discusses the outlook for renewable energy in the US with Chris LeWand at FTI Consulting, Inc., Dan Sinaiko at Allen & Overy LLP, Nuno Andrade at Santander, Himanshu Saxena at Starwood Energy, and R. Andrew de Pass at Vitol Inc.
November 17, 2021
The U.S. has established aggressive growth targets to exponentially expand offshore wind capacity by 2030.
July 27, 2021
Holistic approaches to managing risk, engaging stakeholders, adapting to change and taking on new opportunities are keys to leveraging this business and social imperative
July 12, 2021
A flurry of environmental and regulatory catalysts have highlighted the importance of battery integration into the grid.
June 7, 2021
Green financing tools are joining the mainstream as ESG considerations become more prevalent for investors and developers seek to meet climate goals and requirements.
March 1, 2021
In recent months, the U.S. government has taken a number of actions against China that could significantly impact the global solar supply chain.
February 8, 2021
2020 was a record year for U.S. renewable energy M&A activity and early signs indicate that 2021 will follow suit.
November 30, 2020
SPACs burst on the scene in 2020 and became an integral tool for power and renewable companies to go public.
August 6, 2020
Solar hybrid projects are fundamentally changing how renewables are evaluated by grid operators, utilities, developers and investors.