The UtilityXpert Roundup by EnergyX - January 25th
Utilities are doing good all across the nation, and some amazing reports came out last week about IOUs and energy transformation. This week’s edition of the UtilityXpert Roundup inspires good will and development for 2019:
Report: Outdoor Lighting Market to Reach $14.2 Billion by 2023 with Focus on LED (Energy Manager Today)
The global outdoor lighting market is expected to reach $14.2 billion by 2023, according to a new report by Research and Markets. The growing adoption of energy-saving and economical lighting solutions and increasing government initiatives toward energy conservation are the major factors contributing to this growth. Interesting take on the new market segments and growth by region that this would bring.
A 43-page compilation of findings from some of the researcher's largest flagship studies. The recently published compilation highlights electric power automation trends among investor-owned utilities (IOUs).
Trends to Watch in the Energy Transformation of 2019 (Greentech Media)
We expected new state decarbonization goals and sharper utility planning. 2019 will see more states committing to clean energy and more than doubling of the valuation of the U.S. storage market.
Always good to hear about utilities that are doing amazing things. Read more about Dominion Energy offering flexible winter bill payment options, energy assistance programs and energy-saving tips, to help ease financial stress for customers facing such economic disruptions as federal employee furloughs and plant closings and those on fixed incomes. We particularly admire DE Ohio’s Housewarming program that offers free weatherization assistance to income-eligible customers.
Shared success: The utility's role in economic development (Public Power)
Energy efficiency goes beyond just saving energy. It’s a catalyst in improving the lives of communities everywhere. To help grow and improve their communities, public power utilities are playing a bigger role in economic development programs, and site selectors are welcoming their input.