by Rasika Athawale, Frank Felder and Gayatri Gadag
The electricity industry is undergoing rapid changes in response to policy push as an outcome from climate change concerns and disruption pull from products and solutions such as distributed energy resources and demand response. It is an exciting and challenging time for utilities, technology providers, regulators, policymakers, investors as well as for the consumers. While there are new opportunities to be explored, there is also a great uncertainty regarding authority, ownership, equity, sharing of costs and benefits and other rules, which can cause confusion in the market place.
EnergyBiz.com, March 30