Tuesday, September 27, 2016 to Thursday, September 29, 2016
Smart Cities Week is a highly interactive conference and expo that showcases cutting-edge technologies, real-world solutions and proven strategies government leaders need to build more livable, workable, sustainable cities.
Utilities, cooperatives and municipalities have experimented with pre-paid energy service over the years, with varying degrees of success. Today, what was once a service focused on addressing the needs of the utility has shifted to offer a balanced set of benefits that address the needs of both the utility and the customer.
In 2016, utilities are going to come under increasing pressure from disruptive market forces, such as evolving technology and the entry of new market players. At the same time, utilities will be pressed to quickly provide approvals for rooftop solar developers.
We are at the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and the foundation of this new era is squarely built upon the success of the "digital grid." Today, grid modernization will involve three paradigms that will provide clarity to achieving an effective grid optimization strategy.
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