According to Capgemini’s World Energy Markets Observatory report, North America experienced a 14% year-over-year increase in the availability of renewable energy. Even with tariffs and differing policies, utilities are starting to see beyond just the price when investing in new energy sources.
The report also showed utilities in North America are starting to embrace their changing roles and adopt a services model. Prosumers want more than just a bill at the end of the month, so utilities are responding by investing in electric-vehicle charging stations, home-comfort services, and energy services for industrial customers – and they are establishing business units to pursue new forms of revenue around these opportunities.
Perry Stoneman, Global Energy and Utilities Head at Capgemini, discusses how ideal locations in North America are helping utilities expand their renewable business and the importance of transmission and distribution networks to connect to these new energy sources.
Listen to how North American utilities are preparing for the renewable energy future.
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