Energy & Utilities

Holistic business and technology solutions for the transforming energy and utilities industry.

  • West Monroe Partners to sponsor and speak at this year's UTC Cybersecurity Workshop

    Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Date: September 16, 2014
    Time: 8:30 AM EST
    Location: Washington, DC

    West Monroe Partners has signed on to sponsor and present at this year's UTC Cybersecurity Workshop – Managing ICT Supply Chain Risks in Utilities.

  • Our recent benchmarking effort identified six best practices to help utilities minimize bad debt write-offs and increase customer satisfaction.

    Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Capability: Customer Experience, Operations Excellence
    A West Monroe Partners white paper by Tom Hulsebosch and Tricia Anklan.

    Utilities face increasing pressure from stakeholders and communities to improve their financial performance and profitability by minimizing write-offs for uncollectible accounts. West Monroe Partners recently benchmarked clients to identify best practices used to improve utility collections performance.

  • Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Date: July 9, 2014
    Time: 12:00 PM CST
    The recently proposed US EPA Clean Power Plan will affect state energy/EPA and utility regulators, gas and electric utilities, and others in the energy delivery value chain. As you plan your near-term and longer-term actions, how can you best manage the risks associated with this proposed plan? Have you developed your own risk assessment of potential impacts to your organization, investors, and customers? The West Monroe Partners Risk Assessment Framework will help you think through the implications of the proposed rule.
  • Midwestern energy delivery company to relaize benefits from new technology

    Industry: Energy & Utilities
    West Monroe's planning, execution expertise help keep a large utility on track to complete a multi-year smart-grid transformation.
  • West Monroe Partners will be presenting on this UTC webinar June 10th

    Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Date: June 10, 2014
    Time: 1:00 PM CST
    Join UTC and West Monroe Partners presenters Mike Manske, Dan Frein and Paul Cotter as they discuss MLPS Security and the intersection between technology and process for utilities today.
  • For this issue of our newsletter, we’ve compiled a group of articles that address industry trends, consistent with what we have heard from our clients.

    This issue of “West News” highlights several new topics and issues that our clients tell us are top of mind today including: distributed generation, data analytics, natural capital, transformational and troubled projects.

  • Join our webinar on March 26th

    Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Date: March 26, 2014
    Time: 12:00 PM CST

    Emerging evidence suggests that the number of water utilities embracing smart meters, AMI communications, and related smart grid technologies is on a significant upswing, which represents a new trend for the water industry. Historically, water utilities have been hesitant to make large investments in AMI technologies due to doubts that the costs incurred can be justified by the associated benefits. This is no longer the case.

  • By Jim McClanahan as featured in IEEE

    Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Date: February 12, 2014

    Jim McClanahan, senior principal in West Monroe Partners’ Energy & Utilities practice, explains the best policy in distribution planning is to anticipate telecommunications requirements and plan comprehensively. The costs of not doing so can include installation of incompatible or redundant systems, an inability to scale systems up and excessively difficult or expensive maintenance.

  • The right business systems framework sets the stage for NCA to achieve aggressive growth goals.

    Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Capability: Customer Experience
    NCA is one of the leading providers of networking and telecommunications products and services in the western United States.
  • Industry: Energy & Utilities
    Date: January 13, 2014
    The installation of distributed generation renewable technologies has grown exponentially the last few years. Utilities have been faced with many new challenges including approving interconnection applications, workflow processing, electricity forecasting and provision of grid services.
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