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Black & Veatch’s 2011 Electric Utility Survey: Black & Veatch’s Strategic Directions in the

Black & Veatch’s 2011 Electric Utility Survey: Black & Veatch’s Strategic Directions in the

Black & Veatch’s Strategic Directions in the Electric Utility Industry asked 700 executives from the U.S. electric utility industry about their take on the future ranging from utility pricing to electric vehicles to nuclear power and water issues. Michael Kanellos took a look at it earlier this week . Here are the top insights: Prepare for a “significant” increase in your electric bill over the next five years. Coal will remain part of the future energy mix . Only 12.4 percent saw coal fading into the past. Aging infrastructure is a top operational concern . Lack of national energy policy impedes investment in new technology . When asked in the survey what factors most motivate the industry to invest in new technology, the two highest rated responses were “regulatory requirements” and “government incentives,” respectively. With the amount of capital needed to replace aging...

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