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Powering distribution for the energy transition

May 20, 2021

RESEARCH REPORT

In brief

Energy transition: The charge for change

Powering distribution businesses for the energy transition

Tipping point triggers: Disruption at the door

78%

of distribution executives expect the energy transition to trigger a tipping point that will disrupt operations and require capital investment.

86%

of distribution executives think their business will reach the tipping point of disruption within the next decade.

100%

of distribution executives report already experiencing some form of energy transition-related disruption in their operations.

68%

of distribution executives believe the tipping point will be caused by the growth in total supply provided by grid-connected distributed generation.

Nearly three-quarters of survey respondents believe electric vehicle growth will be more rapid than the speed at which necessary grid capacity can be built to accommodate them.

78% of distribution utility executives surveyed agree that regulatory models are unfit for purpose to deliver the energy transition.

Delivering the distribution system of the future

Lead the charge, starting today

Meet the team

Dondi Schneider

Managing Director – Strategy & Consulting, Utilities, North America

Jason Teckenbrock

Lead – Transmission and Distribution, North America

Gregorio Ogliaro

Managing Director – Strategy & Consulting, Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Global Lead

Roberto Falco

Director – Consulting, Utilities, Transmission and Distribution, Latin America

Tony Histon

Lead – Transmission and Distribution, Asia Pacific

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