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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.