Publications

  • Embracing the Next Energy Revolution: Electricity Storage

    October 18, 2017 | Bain Brief

    As battery costs decline, utilities and their customers are beginning to deploy large-scale energy storage.

  • How Emerging Markets Can Attract Capital to Their Power Sectors

    April 24, 2017 | The Financial Times

    Policymakers can take four steps to make energy investment viable and profitable.

  • How Utilities Can Make the Most of Distributed Energy Resources

    February 01, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Integrated planning allows utilities to manage the influx of electricity from rooftop solar panels and other new generation sources.

  • Energy Efficiency Need Not Be a Distant Goal

    March 15, 2016 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Gulf News

    Companies in energy, manufacturing, financial services and other industries stand to benefit from efforts to reduce energy consumption in the world’s fast-growing economies, provided they understand where the opportunities lie.

  • Why Utilities Need to Make the Digital Transformation

    February 19, 2016 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Utility Week

    Can utility executives, who are used to planning 5, 10 or 20 years out, learn to move at a faster, digital pace?

  • Future of Healthy: Can We Afford Another Five Global Financial Crises?

    February 19, 2016 | World Economic Forum

    Non-communicable diseases such as cancer and diabetes are a silent pandemic of our own making and a real threat not only to human health but to global prosperity.

  • Plugging into Emerging Electricity Markets

    February 03, 2016 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Bain Brief

    Companies and investors interested in global expansion in the power sector must consider a range of opportunities and risks.

  • Adapt and Adopt: Digital Transformation for Utilities

    November 11, 2015 | Utilities & Alternative Energy | Bain Brief

    Digital transformation offer new opportunities for utilities in customer engagement, new products and services, and more efficient operations. Success will require a significant investment in new talent and capabilities, and careful prioritization. Senior executives must be deliberate about picking

  • Energy Efficiency: Opportunities in Emerging Markets

    August 26, 2015 | Bain Brief

    Governments across emerging markets are working to improve energy efficiency and reduce domestic energy consumption. Even in states rich in oil and gas, policymakers are reducing subsidies and launching efficiency programs. Energy companies, manufacturers, financial service companies and others can

  • One Man's Quixotic Quest For a Greener Future

    April 23, 2015 | The Financial Times

    Even an ardent enthusiast, one willing to invest time and money to live a more environmentally sustainable life, will find it hard to make some green technology work.