The UtilityXpert Roundup by EnergyX - January 18th
Lots of talk about the PG&E bankruptcy, more on data and how emerging tech can transform home energy efficiency. The utility world is on fire in this week’s edition of the UtilityXpert Roundup:
Take the problem of identifying high-risk customers and the challenges they present to utilities. You would think that identifying these customers would be the work of a credit bureau, but the data actually says that utility touchpoint data is essential to identifying high-risk customers.
The municipal utility that provides retail power and water services to the San Francisco government is considering the purchase of PG&E’s electricity assets in the city — part of a slate of options to deal with the impending bankruptcy filing of California's largest utility company.
Increasing the efficiency of your property can increase its overall value, and leading utilities like Clark Public are leveraging green and technology to make this happen.
The Top 10 Utility Regulation Trends of 2018 (Greentech Media)
Ten prominent trends and actions stand out above the rest, from renewables continuing their downward price trajectory, to approvals for electric vehicle charging infrastructure, to exploration of utility business model reforms and non-wires alternatives, to traditional distribution investments.