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Public Utilities Smooth transition: How to increase your chances of merger success
In today’s competitive energy sector, a merger can be an excellent way for local distribution companies (LDCs) to reduce costs, expand their offerings and better serve their respective communities. But like many things in business, successful mergers don’t happen by accident. In fact, only 10 to 30 percent of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) stand up over the long-term.
Public Utilities The journey forward: The path to non-regulated investment
In a regulated electricity sector like Ontario's, it can be challenging for Local Distribution Companies (LDCs) to achieve their strategic objectives by focusing on energy distribution alone. Not only do Ontario Energy Board requirements limit LDCs' returns, but they also constrain growth - leaving much of LDCs' resources under-utilized. Learn more about the path to non-regulated investment.
Power How Local Distribution Companies can become cyber-aware
While no industry is immune to today’s cyber threats, Ontario’s electrical grid and its associated businesses face a unique set of challenges. The interconnected nature of the industry, combined with new cyber actors and trends, requires companies to make cybersecurity a priority.
Energy The mindset to thrive in a new oil & gas landscape
When oil prices first started plummeting, oil & gas organizations entered survival mode. This strategy proved successful for stronger companies—allowing many to remain afloat three years later. But as the O&G sector emerges from the worst of the downturn, one thing is clear; the industry is forever changed.