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The Network Integrator: A catalyst at the center of innovation

Apr 16, 2016
From the Global Energy Institute

The electric utility industry has undergone significant change in recent years, and is on the cusp of even further transformation. Disruptive forces such as changing customer demands, regulatory evolution, rapid technology advancement, and non-traditional sources of capital are requiring utilities to increasingly adapt to new marketplaces.

Singularly these disruptive forces could have significant impacts on traditional utility business and operating models. When combined, these forces constitute a significant threat to the industry status quo, one that will result in major changes to the industry structure and to the participants in the market.

This article appeared in Apr 2016 edition of SmartGridNews.com and appears here with the publisher's permission.