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By John Chevrette and Ed Walsh
September 11, 2018
As more customer move toward adopting distributed generation, the debate centers around who should bear the cost of maintaining central generation, transmission and distribution.
The energy ecosystem is changing, reshaped by the emergence of distributed clean energy, increased competition from new technologies and service providers, evolving customer expectations, and new opportunities for serving those customers. As traditional business models evolve, electric utilities are seeking new opportunities for revenue as they establish themselves as the Preferred Energy Partner.
But getting there is another story. The future of revenue generation will become increasingly complex, requiring utilities to invest significantly in innovative products and services. With today’s renewable technologies, enhanced connectivity and mobile-optimized products and services, the opportunities appear limitless.