Business Cities - 30/November/2021

Power to the public

Municipal electricity utilities have a long history in Europe, with more emerging as cities look to lead the energy transition. The model has obvious advantages but has also suffered setbacks in some markets. In an increasingly competitive landscape, using the benefits of private partners may be the way forward

Municipal utilities are not a new phenomenon but in the 21st Century they could help drive the energy transition

GREATER TRANSPARENCY Public utilities are more upfront with how the funds are spent

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Municipal utilities can benefit from market experience by partnering with the private sector

KEY QUOTE Being non-profit driven enables you to align your priorities with climate requirements ...

 

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