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TOP THREE UTILITY SECTOR MAJOR TRENDS AND IMPLICATION ON STAFF

Updated: Jan 7, 2020

Major Trend #1 - Integration of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy public policy initiatives driven by concerns for climate change, energy security and demand for clean energy, are causing utilities to prepare for a future clean energy grid. These preparations include planning for increased integration of private power generation, implementation of innovative pricing structures (FiT, time of day use, etc), significant investment in new technology (particularly at the distribution level) and implementation of required regulatory changes.