Distribution utility businesses are now taking on the need to evolve their role in their industry.
They recognize how vital digital technologies and smart solutions are to help respond to new challenges including increased distributed generation, greater cybersecurity threats, new data sources, and an uncertain regulatory landscape. Amid these challenges, how can utilities create and maintain networks that matter?Share This:
of Distribution Generation
The growing number of solar and wind prosumers is creating stress on already strained networks. As the move toward more sustainable energy continues, smarter integration of distributed generation is non-negotiable. The question is not if, but when. The time for action is now.
Utilities face a
clear, significant threat
A sustained failure of the electricity grid has the potential for devastating consequences. From transportation, to health and human and services, to food security, virtually every infrastructure is dependent on the grid.
Putting cybersecurity at the core of the smart grid will be critical for distribution businesses to fulfill their core mandate of delivering reliable power to society. To do so, utilities will need to make bold moves toward a more resilient power delivery system.
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