This year’s Fortnightly 40 survey showed that while F40 companies have grown their average return on equity (ROE) in the past three years, those returns have grown slowly compared to...
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utilities aren’t being dragged kicking and screaming.”
Conflicts seem inevitable, however, as the costs of adapting translate into higher retail rates. Financial returns increasingly will depend on utilities’ ability to convince regulators and customers that rates should make utilities whole for lost revenues—and also pay the freight for the industry’s strategic and operational transition.