kathleen davis | intelligent utility | 22 february 2016
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Disruption is the latest in the series. We started talking it up in 2014. The question is: Are we still talking about it? Are we still worried about the same disruptions? Are there new disruptions to worry about? Or is the chatter of disruption dead?
David Groarke said: “I am getting a look at how that future, including partnerships, may work. Part of my role is planning out different futures and scenarios with the global energy and utilities group at PA Consulting. I admit we don’t have the exact timing on those visions, but do believe we have good insights on how it will all look—just, perhaps, not exactly when.”
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David added: “I am personally excited about the use cases emerging for wearables and how data access is exposing business opportunities. I also see a tipping point coming soon with solar and storage synergies that really make the business models. And I also predict utilities becoming service companies in this future vision.”