Addressing the challenges of renewable energy on the electricity industry.

In 2009, the importance of renewable energy will continue to present challenges and targets for the electricity industry across the globe. As deadlines to meet carbon emissions targets get closer and political pressure increases, many challenges remain for the industry.

While many alternative energy solutions are well known, the roll-out and installation will present a number of problems. These problems are not insurmountable, however, many are expensive or require further time and energy to develop. In this Point of View, Capgemini explores the real impact of renewable energy on the electric grid, the issues companies face, and how these challenges can be overcome.