STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS REPORTS

The annual Strategic Directions Report series offers analysis and insight into key issues and trends facing the electric, natural gas, smart city/smart utility and water ‚Äčutility sectors. Sign up today to get the latest Strategic Directions Report in your inbox.

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U.S. Natural Gas Industry Report

The Black & Veatch Strategic Directions: U.S. Natural Gas Industry report examines how the continuing supply boom, incremental demand growth and a drastic drop in the price of oil are testing the industry’s ability to plan for much-needed strategic and operational investments. It also analyzes the impact of regulatory, geopolitical and environmental concerns on each element of the value chain.



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U.S. Electric Industry Report

The Strategic Directions: U.S. Electric Industry report captures how electric utilities are managing change across all aspects of their enterprise. Key areas discussed include the effect of natural gas prices on the generation market as well as a growing focus on cybersecurity in advance of new requirements set to take effect in early 2016. Regulation is a common thread throughout the report as the industry braces for the impacts of major environmental rules while managing traditional ratepayer concerns.  

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U.S. Water Industry Report

All the water we will ever have we have right now, thus our world must survive on a finite resource. Yet the demand for water is not finite. Water scarcity challenges in the Western U.S., flooding in the Northeast and aging infrastructure across the country are just some of the key causes of rising pressure on U.S. water utilities. Attention to these issues and more, and the way water utilities respond to these challenges are the focus of Black & Veatch’s Strategic Directions: U.S. Water Industry report.

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