A Simplified and Cost-Effective Approach to Utility 2.0 Strategic Planning

| August 17, 2017

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The electric utility industry is currently in the middle of a major paradigm shift. This paradigm shift is sometimes referred to as Utility 2.0. The Utility 2.0 nomenclature is utilized to indicate a fundamental step change from the historical utility business model (Utility 1.0). The primary indicator of this shift is the transition from one-way to multi-directional power flow on the electrical grid. A utility infrastructure, which was originally designed for one-way power flow, is evolving to work in tandem with a growing number of distributed energy resources (DERs).

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