Power and utility companies are facing a period of real transformation: how energy is produced, who generates it, the ways it is sold, what distribution networks look like. The P&U sector is starting to hear from clients and the investment community that the business models of yesterday are no longer relevant for today’s marketplace. Since energy is, indeed, amidst a fundamental and disruptive shift, it requires new and innovative thinking and expertise.
Cleantech female leaders are well poised to contribute to the P&U industry at this time of reconstruction and change. There’s just one problem: only a tiny fraction of executive board members of the top 100 utility companies are female.