Fortnightly Magazine - June 1 2020
“It’s been a fluid situation and we’ve learned a lot on how statewide shelter-in-place orders impact each customer class as we’ve gone through April.”
“If any industry is built to withstand this stress, it’s going to be the utilities. They’ve been planning for it. Their relentless focus on reliability is proving to be very valuable.”
“We think that private LTE will be a game changer.”
Investing in the Smart Grid
We cannot afford to let our guard down on security while most of the world is focused on the pandemic.
Association of Energy Services Professionals
We will be expanding our scope to look at issues to achieve goals for the broader utility industry, rather than only DSM and efficiency related goals.
We estimate 420,000 jobs, as much as eight times larger than is generally realized.
Second Time Around
The impact on our economic and social conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has occurred more rapidly and dramatically than during the 2008-2009 period.
Catastrophic Events Under Scrutiny
How risks are identified and mitigated are increasingly becoming part of the narrative to help justify investment plans going forward.