How Technology Can Help Utilities Spread their Future

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How Technology Can Help Utilities Spread their Future

Postby » Mon May 16, 2016 12:47 pm

This article was written by James Stirton, Senior Solutions Consultant, EMEA, Allegro Development

The future has already arrived for utilities companies. But it’s not evenly distributed yet. Emerging technologies and changing consumer habits are forcing utilities to completely re-visit their century-old business models – and the systems that enable them.

The cost of solar continues to drop while consumer demand for renewables continues to rise. Highly responsive urban microgrids that optimize usage are gaining adoption. Tesla’s PowerWall product promises to make in-home energy storage a reality within this decade.

Those changes are pushing utilities towards a more distributed model ... (read more)

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