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Guest Blog: Three Takes on the Balanced Energy Future

Guest Blog: Three Takes on the Balanced Energy Future

We all face dilemmas in life. Last month, I spent two full days in Washington, D.C. addressing a trilemma: how does our electric power industry balance the sometimes conflicting, yet equally vital, goals of ensuring that our electricity becomes more ...

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Key themes from the Utility of the Future Leadership Forum

Key themes from the Utility of the Future Leadership Forum

While I was listening to the interesting and diverse conversations at the Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, I was struck by the themes that cut across all of them. The first thing I noticed was that they all started with the letter "C." But bey ...

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Future utilities: the broader view

When I spoke at the third Utility of the Future event in Washington DC, I took the opportunity to talk about the 'broader view' in the energy sector. And about the 'Energy Trilemma' we all currently face: ensuring there is affordable, reliable and su ...

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Intelligent Efficiency – Beyond the Components of Energy Efficiency

What is Intelligent Efficiency? Basically, IE connects the dots of all things energy using information and communication technology (ICT) to reduce energy consumption. IE can be very localized--a single system or household--or expand to include a se ...

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The role of the utility of the future in the home of the future

The role of the utility of the future in the home of the future

Predictions for the Home of the Future all agree on one key characteristic. It will be a smart home. An intelligent home. A connected home. The intelligent home of the future will have embedded technologies, broadly classified under the umbrella term ...

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Toward a simpler and smarter energy future: themes from the 2014 Utility of the Future Leadership Forum

This year's Utility of the Future Leadership Forum brought to light a number of compelling themes facing the energy industry in this period of transformation. One recurring and universal theme is that we all seem to be making everything extremely com ...

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Top 10 Utility of the Future blog posts (January–April 2014)

Happy May 1st! Today, we'd like to share the top 10 posts on the Utility of the Future blog from January-April 2014. Throughout the last few months, DNV GL experts shared insights and guidance on a number of hot topics from renewable energy, energy s ...

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Pathway to the Utility of the Future

This author no longer works for DNV GL. At DNV GL's 5th Annual Utility of the Future Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., attendees heard perspectives covering business and innovation in mature US markets; growing Latin American regions; and deve ...

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What is the pathway to a sustainable energy future?

What is the pathway to a sustainable energy future?

As DNV GL's 5th annual Utility of the Future Leadership Forum came to a close, we found ourselves drawing certain broad conclusions from the comments and opinions of the more than 30 speakers and panelists. Broadly stated, here are a few key takeaw ...

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Smart grid interoperability: what is the critical issue?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. The energy and utility industry has to continue advancing to address key demands that are rapidly emerging, such as energy efficiency mandates, aging infrastructure, and reliability. At the same time, it has ...

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