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New Realities in an Evolving Energy Landscape

New Realities in an Evolving Energy Landscape

With the energy industry in the midst of an evolution, utilities are more clearly understanding the need for transformation from a role of commodity supplier to “ratepayers” to a trusted advisor on a range of energy issues to a more and more sophisticated and...

How IOUs Can Thrive Through Change

How IOUs Can Thrive Through Change

Investor-owned utilities (IOUs), particularly electric utilities, operate in an environment today that is far different from the past, even just five years ago, and the only certainty is more change is on the way. A myriad of factors are shaping the industry today –...

Solar Energy: A Path to the Future

Solar Energy: A Path to the Future

Solar energy prices have seen a sustained decrease – it once cost 20 times as much as coal to generate the same amount of energy with solar panels. However, the price dropped by more than 90 percent and is now comparable to fossil fuels. Solar distributed energy...

Utility Regulators Face a New Reality

Utility Regulators Face a New Reality

With the energy industry in the midst of an evolution, utilities are more clearly understanding the need for transformation from a role of commodity supplier to “ratepayers” to a trusted advisor on a range of energy issues to a more and more sophisticated and...

Utilities Strive to Improve Energy Efficiency for Future

Utilities Strive to Improve Energy Efficiency for Future

As more states commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions – and some, like California, have ambitious goals – to improve energy efficiency will be an important tool in meeting those goals. Additionally, as efficiency-as-a-service pioneers have demonstrated, energy...

Renewable Energy Surges to 18% of U.S. Power Mix

Renewable Energy Surges to 18% of U.S. Power Mix

Eighteen percent of all electricity in the United States was produced by renewable sources in 2017, including solar, wind, and hydroelectric dams. That’s up from 15% in 2016, with the shift driven by new solar and wind projects, the end of droughts in the West, and a...

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2024 DISTRIBUTECH International Presents Key Industry Themes

This year’s DISTRIBUTECH International conference brought together industry thought leaders, utilities, government, and solution providers to engage on trending topics that will move the industry forward, and HomeServe had the opportunity to attend sessions and engage...

Climate Change Will Cost Utilities Millions if Not Addressed

Climate change spells lowered efficiency, increased expenses and more outages – the only thing customers dislike more than rate increases – and as the demand for energy increases, the problems around climate change only loom larger. The decade between 2000 to 2010 was...

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