ENERGY REPORT MR. ERIC DAVIS RESEARCH MANAGER, ENERKNOL
By Eric Davis, Research Manager at EnerKnol.
The Changing Energy Landscape and Utility Business Model Federal and state policies will continue to promote integration of intermittent renewable energy 6 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE
Traditional power generation and transmission is undergoing a significant shift as federal and state policies support increasing levels of renewable energy resources. Integration of renewables and other distributed energy resources (DERs), increasing energy efficiency, and new energy management solutions are challenging the utility business model, which is fundamentally tied to energy demand growth. In addition to a shifting business model, utilities are also faced with rising transmission and distribution (T&D) costs