As water companies settle their final determinations with Ofwat for AMP7, how will they meet their toughest challenge yet – reducing water leaks? Thames Water, Portsmouth Water and Northumbrian Water reveal their strategies in a Utility Week special report.
In an exclusive report for Utility Week members, content director Jane Gray and editor Suzanne Heneghan break down the key themes, lessons and alarm bells signaled at Utility Week Congress 2019.
Proposals for a new way to fund nuclear projects using the Regulated Asset Base (RAB) model are providing a welcome boost to a market sector where plans for new reactors have been going awry. Robyn Wilson examines the political appetite for nuclear power and what the impact of the new funding model might be.
As Shell rebrands First Utility in its own livery, this special report by Utility Week looks at the ambitions of the traditional oil companies to become major energy generators and suppliers and their business and investment strategies.
This special report by Utility Week examines the new era of regulation. It investigates how the old and relatively narrow concept of economic regulation is crumbling in favour of delivering ‘fair’ outcomes. But will the move to ‘fairness’ backfire on the consumer? We open the debate.
This first Utility Week Guide to Utilities provides a window into the behaviours and trends and an essential introduction to the complex workings of the energy and water markets. Over the three main sections we detail how these markets operate, how they are regulated, the leading companies, and key individuals – and the main issues they are facing
Utility Week reviews the findings from the first iteration of its new regular research series with industry chief executives. This instalment of research analysis on customer perceptions finds things are not improving.