Energy companies need a disciplined approach to preparing for both anticipated and unexpected change; KPMG firms can help.

Our experienced industry professionals, who draw from the disciplines of engineering, finance, risk management, economics, and regulatory affairs, work extensively with generation, transmission, and distribution utilities in the gas, power, and water sectors to create value, increase agility, and reduce risk. Our clients turn to us as they look for growth opportunities and seek to fine-tune the supporting organization’s capabilities to ensure efficient and secure delivery, as well as significant improvements in environmental performance.

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Plugged In: Zero Basing

March 16, 2021

In this edition of KPMG's Energy Institutes Plugged In asked Chris Young, Graeme Young and Fergus Woodward to discuss what “zero basing” is and how it works, why power and utility firms need to be taking a hard look at it, and how it's turned around the fortunes of many firms.

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Plugged In: Talent Risk

December 15, 2020

In this edition of KPMG Energy Institute’s Plugged In, we asked Matt Campbell and Angela Gildea to share and discuss some of the findings of the KPMG 2020 CEO Outlook and American Worker Survey and implications for power and utilities organizations.

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Plugged In: Putting a sharper focus on third-party risks

October 27, 2020

Third parties provide countless benefits to power and utility companies but they also expose companies to unforeseen risks. 

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COVID-19 and the reshaping of the power and utilities workforce

June 9, 2020

Matt Campbell and Paul Lipinski of KPMG discuss how to enhance employee recruitment and engagement activities to build a power and utilities workforce of the future.

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Maintaining cybersecurity vigilance during business continuity challenges

May 7, 2020

Actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are forcing power and utility organizations to increase their reliance on remote access and fewer on-site operational staff, raising cybersecurity concerns. We talked to Jason Haward-Grau of KPMG Cybersecurity Services about how the sector is taking steps to bolster cyber defenses and expand their business continuity plans.

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U.S. Tax Implications related to COVID-19

April 29, 2020

An overview of recent tax developments relevant to power and utilities, particularly organizations with renewable energy projects in the works

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Advanced analytics for sustaining cash flow and customers through COVID-19

April 23, 2020

In this edition of Plugged In, KPMG’s Adam Levy and Alex Smith combine their predictive analytics and modeling experience with Tom Peterson’s regulatory and Jeff Mango’s customer experience knowledge for insights on how utilities can use data analysis to improve liquidity and help customers impacted by COVID-19, as well as proactively work with regulators to anticipate and recover costs.

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Forecasting FP&A impacts of COVID-19 on utility companies

April 5, 2020

How COVID-19 and related mitigation efforts have changed U.S. Utilities financial planning and analysis to date, and what they are focused on over the next few months.

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Perspectives from U.S. utilities on potential COVID-19 impacts

March 20, 2020

The power and utilities industry, like every other, is greatly affected by COVID-19 and the efforts to contain its spread. The duration and extent of this impact remains uncertain. As a result, the response to prepare for and mitigate the effects of this pandemic on operations is expected to vary from one utility to the next.

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