Utilities strategy and consulting

The future of utilities is digital. Discover how we're helping electricity, gas and water companies enable transformation for value and new growth.

The World Economic Forum & Accenture

Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2021 report.

Taking charge of the evolving energy transition

As we approach net zero, utilities and energy service providers are moving from backstage to take on a central role in the era of electricity.

This shift means embracing change and weaving digital and sustainability into an organization’s DNA to reinvent the business, while forging new alliances and collaborating across industries to meet the changing demands of citizens, employees, investors and legislators.

As a leading provider of consulting, digital transformation and managed services to electric, gas and water utilities globally, we empower our clients to create sustainable businesses capable of meeting those expectations.

Together with our ecosystem of partners, our industry specialists help our clients to identify cost saving opportunities and securely shift operations while safely delivering sustainable, stable energy experiences.

Across the value chain, we help Utilities to take charge of the energy transition and drive positive change for their business, society, and the planet.

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Powering distribution for the energy transition

Distribution businesses are facing looming disruption as the energy transition progresses. In fact, most distribution executives are already seeing some level of disruption in at least one area of their business operations. What is needed: New approaches and new roles toward a more data-driven, intelligent distribution system with advanced visibility and control at the core.

In the latest edition of our Digitally Enabled Grid research, we explore the tipping points for disruption, outline four areas for delivering this new distribution system and examine the actions needed—now and within the next decade, to lead the charge for change toward a net-zero future.

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Accelerating the energy transition

Progressive utilities are adopting a new power model that’s decarbonized, decentralized and digitized, putting people at the heart of their strategy.

Energy transition services for utilities

Accelerating the energy transition toward a net-zero emission future. Read more.

Industrial clusters critical to achieving net-zero

In collaboration with the World Economic Forum, we explored the critical role of industrial clusters in accelerating the path to net zero. Read more.

Embrace new connected energy business models

New connected energy business models hold great potential for energy companies to find fresh growth. Explore how here.

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Industry segments we serve

Across utilities, we’re helping transform companies to continuously adapt and improve outcomes through innovation.

Transmission and distribution

Transform power networks for improved asset performance reduced costs and realized value.

Energy retail and customer experience

Create new customer experiences, revenue streams and ecosystems for the retail business.

Power generation

Uncover a future of innovation for conventional power generation.

Renewable power

Innovative business solutions for renewables companies to generate new value and greater performance.

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What we think

Explore how utility companies can unlock employee and business potential by helping workers become net better off.

Our New Energy Consumer research delves into the upheaval of the energy ecosystem, at the heart of it is the evolving energy consumer.

Explore how utility CFOs can serve as innovators and disruptors, using data to drive value.

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Voices of Accenture Utilities

Our utility consultants weigh in on the insights and trends shaping utilities across the entire value chain.

Opportunities for a demand-driven electric decade

Explore how the Electric Decade is not just about ramping up the supply of renewables, but also addressing the demand for reliable electricity.

No nuclear, no net zero

Nuclear has and will have a vital role to play in the energy transition, explore how.

US Administration Jobs Plan: impact on utilities

As the pathway to unlocking future U.S stimulus programs becomes clearer, Accenture’s James Mazurek explores funding opportunities for utilities.

Case studies

Accenture and O2 worked together to deliver smart metering to 20 million homes in the UK.

PSE is delivering next-level customer experience through improved self-service capabilities, automated workforce management and data and analytics.

Alliander launched a new GIS that is fostering innovation, driving safer gas and electricity network management and contributing to sustainability.

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Meet our lead

It’s time for utilities to capitalize on a newly dynamic environment, in which jobs, climate, societal value and investment come together like never before.


Stephanie Jamison

Accenture Utilities Global Lead

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