63 press releases for "Energy and Utilities"

26 January 2017

2017: a year of political uncertainty but deal fundamentals are set to trump the politics, says PwC

Total M&A deal value in the power and renewables sector is running at the highest level in the current decade, according to a new report...

08 November 2016

UK cities now outperform pre-crisis peak – PwC’s Good Growth for Cities index 2016

Oxford and Reading top the 2016 UK city rankings, ahead of other leading UK cities Edinburgh, Southampton and Bristol All cities have shown improved performance,...

01 November 2016

Low Carbon Economy Index 2016: UK maintains its position as a climate change leader

The UK has maintained its position as one of the world’s leaders on climate action, outperforming decarbonisation levels in the US, Germany, France and the...

19 October 2016

PwC team sparks £750m pension deficit cost-cutting drive at Western Power

A company supplying the cabling that provides electricity to a quarter of homes in the UK has become the first to identify a potential £750m...

24 June 2016

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact on environmental issues 

Jonathan Grant, Director, PwC sustainability and climate change, said:  “Today’s outcome is a major setback for the type of collaboration needed to tackle global environmental...

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact on the energy industry (nuclear, utilities and oil and gas)

The UK oil and gas industry Alison Baker, PwC’s UK and EMEA oil and gas leader, said: "The oil & gas industry is a global...

15 June 2016

Niloufar Molavi announced as PwC’s new global energy leader

Niloufar to lead 6,000-strong global team of energy specialists operating worldwide A key driver of PwC US’s diversity programme, Niloufar is the first female to...

13 June 2016

Sea change needed if North Sea oil and gas industry is to secure a productive future

58% of senior oil and gas executives across UK, Norway and Holland feel positive about the future of the North Sea basin despite real and...

07 June 2016

Slower, lower, weaker... but not defeated - PwC Mine 2016 report

The first collective net loss in the Top 40’s history (US $27billion) Market capitalization down 37 per cent (%), in some cases below Net Book...

31 May 2016

Smart home technology - Internet of Things or Indifference to Things? - PwC survey

PwC survey demonstrates the need for attractive consumer energy offers to engage consumers in the connected home 81% of people with smart heating devices notice...

25 May 2016

Paris Agreement seen as boost for carbon markets – but prices too low to hit targets

IETA survey, conducted by PwC, measures carbon market sentiment An overwhelming majority of respondents to IETA’s annual market sentiment survey expect an expansion of carbon...

24 May 2016

Sharp rise in bad debt dictates a need for utilities to re-think collection strategies

Investment in more complex, tech-led collection strategies could stem bad debt rise Analysis from PwC reveals a 60% rise in bad debt levels across the...

09 May 2016

Energy sector continues to lag behind UK industries in developing senior female talent – new report

Only 6% of executive boards seats in top 100 UK-headquartered energy firms are held by women - a fifth of PfW’s target of 30% by...

15 April 2016

Standards setter finalises revenue rules - but it could cost billions globally to implement

The International Accounting Standards Board’s amendments to the new revenue standard, IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers", have now been finalised. Responding to the...

24 March 2016

UK Energy Secretary's speech on the energy benefits of the EU - PwC comments

PwC’s Head of Utility Strategy & Regulation, Stuart Cook, comments on the announcement by the UK Secretary of State on the EU Referendum and the...

16 March 2016

Budget 2016: PwC comments on significant tax rate cut for oil and gas industry

Commenting on the UK Government’s support for the oil and gas industry in today’s Budget, Alan McCrae, PwC’s UK head of energy tax, commented: “The...

10 March 2016

CMA energy market report: positive direction of travel but questions still remain says PwC

This morning the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its provisional decision on remedies as part of the ongoing Energy Market Investigation. Stuart Cook, PwC’s...

15 February 2016

PwC accelerates recruitment of data scientists to transform its deals business

PwC plans to add more than 1,000 data scientists to the 500 currently active in its international deals business over the next 18-24 months. This...

New Energy Futures: transforming the oil and gas industry to meet future challenges – PwC report

Oil and gas firms need to expand their focus beyond short-term issues such as tumbling oil prices and over supply if they are to successfully...

21 January 2016

Plan to review, exploit and innovate in 2016: Strategy& report on oil & gas trends

As oil and gas executives navigate one of the most volatile periods in the industry’s history, a new report by PwC’s Strategy& looks at three...

30 December 2015

UK flooding – PwC updates insurance loss estimates from Storms Eva and Desmond and comments on Storm Frank

Mohammad Khan, general insurance leader at PwC, said: “The effects of continuing torrential weather are set to hit parts of the UK even harder. Our...

11 December 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is delighted to confirm the successful conclusion of the sale of substantially all of the remaining businesses and assets of Caparo Industries Group. This...

IPO market ends 2015 on a high with estimated total annual proceeds increasing by 15% year on year

PwC expects to see more than €58 billion of proceeds raised in FY15, after Q4 delivered five mega IPOs raising more than €1.5billion each across...

30 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of the Caparo Tubular Solutions business to the Gupta family, whose interests include the SIMEC and Liberty House...

23 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of Caparo Wire in Wrexham to Rcapital. This deal safeguards the jobs of 79 employees. The business specialises...

20 November 2015

Update on Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” – in administration

PwC is pleased to announce the sale of Caparo Testing Technologies to Applus+, a company operating globally in the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector. This...

30 October 2015

Caparo Industries plc and its subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP” - in administration UPDATE

On Monday 19 October, Administrators from PwC, were appointed to 16 companies within the Caparo Industries Group. These companies were: (1) Caparo Industries Plc (2)...

Caparo Industries plc and subsidiaries – collectively the “Caparo Industries Group" or “CIP”- in Administration

On Monday 19 October, Administrators from PwC, were appointed to 16 companies within the Caparo Industries Group. Following their appointment the Administrators have worked closely...

20 October 2015

PwC responds to call for a corporate carbon tax at COP21

At an event earlier today, Veolia, the global leader in optimised resource management, called for a corporate carbon tax, set at €30 to €40 per...

19 October 2015

UK Oil & Gas firms can dive into a £20bn reservoir by tightening up working capital

Savvy firms missing out on opportunities to tap into global working capital reserves totalling £217bn UK oil and gas firms are sitting on a war...

15 October 2015

Pace of retailers shutting up shop plummets to lowest level for five years says PwC and The Local Data Company

H1 overall closures at five-year lows Lowest churn rate of openings + closures since 2011 Coffee shops, charity shops, take away food shops thriving Cheque...

09 October 2015

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

AIM Awards celebrate 20th year alongside AIM exchange’s 20th birthday as winners are announced

PwC is proud to announce the winners of the AIM Awards 2015. In this, the AIM exchange's 20th year, the volume, range and quality of...

08 October 2015

Europe's IPO pipeline looks promising for the rest of 2015 and may match 2014 proceeds

Q3 2015 activity was subdued – with 53 IPOs (down 30% from Q3 2014) raising €4.6bn (down nearly a third on Q3 2014). 94% of...

17 June 2015

Seven fundamental steps to secure long term future of UK continental shelf - PwC rep

Sector wide collaboration and deployment of a proactive regulatory environment are critical to securing long term success Cost reductions of up to 40% a barrel...

10 June 2015

Solar industry’s growing maturity a mixed blessing for UK developers and investors

CfDs will not be the focus for investors and developers surveyed by the Solar Trade Association/PwC Solar developers and investors who were responsible for adding...

27 May 2015

The Queen's Speech - PwC's head of UK oil and gas comments on the Energy Bill

PwC comments on confirmation of powers to the Oil and Gas Authority announced in the Queen's Speech Alison Baker, head of UK Oil and Gas...

10 April 2015

Strongest European first IPO quarter since dotcom boom in Q1 2000

Q1 2015 saw €16.4bn of IPO proceeds in Europe, the strongest start for 15 years Activity was driven by €1bn+ deals in Madrid, London, Switzerland...

11 February 2015

Can the UK oil & gas industry find opportunities in adversity?

UK oil and gas industry faces risk of an economic triple whammy Sustainable cost reduction strategy can make them fit for $50… and the future...

02 February 2015

New energy industry research powers call for 30% female executive board seats by 2030 - PwC report

Only 5% of executive boards seats in top 100 UK-headquartered energy firms are held by women 61% of those surveyed in the report believe the...

29 December 2014

UK oil & gas industry – PwC’s top five M&A predictions for 2015

The big story for the oil & gas industry in 2014 has been the rapid fall in benchmark oil prices. In the last six months,...

18 December 2014

Impact of the oil price decline - view from PwC's senior economists

The global economic picture Andrew Sentance – PwC senior economic adviser The unexpected nature of the oil price fall means there will be adverse impacts...

11 December 2014

A year of two halves - 2014 European IPOs reach levels last seen in 2007, despite increasing investor fatigue in the second half of the year

European IPOs in the 11 months ended November 2014 (“YTD 2014”) raised over 80% more than the whole of last year, with 344 companies raising...

03 November 2014

London Mining plc in administration- UPDATE (“London Mining” or “the Company”)

After a very challenging period for London Mining, the joint administrators are pleased to announce that the sale of the Company's Marampa Mine in Sierra...

23 October 2014

London Mining plc in administration- UPDATE (“London Mining” or “the Company”)

Peter Dickens, joint administrator of London Mining plc and director at PwC, said: “The administrators of London Mining are pleased that terms have been agreed...

16 October 2014

London Mining plc (UK) (“London Mining” or “the Company”) - in administration

Russell Downs and Peter Dickens of PwC have been appointed as joint administrators of London Mining plc. The company produces high specification iron ore concentrate...

02 October 2014

Renewables funding announcement "partially addresses industry concerns" - PwC comment

Commenting on DECC's renewable funding announcement today, Ronan O'Regan, director, energy & renewables, PwC, said "With todays announcement, the government have partially addressed industry's concern...

19 September 2014

PwC: what does the Scottish Referendum mean for tax in Scotland and the UK?

Commenting on what the Scottish Referendum result means for tax in Scotland, and the UK as a whole, David Glen, head of tax in Scotland...

PwC responds to the Scottish Referendum outcome: Lindsay Gardiner comments

Responding to the outcome of the Scottish referendum, Lindsay Gardiner, regional leader at PwC in Scotland, said: “After 23 months of debates and discussions, the...

07 September 2014

UK economy grows greener - but world heading for 3°C - 4°C of warming unless greenhouse gas emissions rapidly reduced.

Download 2 Degrees of Separation: the PwC Low Carbon Economy Index 2014 UK is the most improved nation in PwC’s annual index of carbon efficient...
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