Bell Labs Consulting’s senior partner for verticals, Ken Budka, shared his perspective on how utilities are modernising their networks to face the challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of renewable energy resources in the electric grid.

Speaking at DTECH 2019, Budka told Smart Energy International that utilities are on the cusp of big change. This is driven by falling revenue, the addition of distributed energy and an emphasis on cost efficiency. As utilities search for new revenue avenues, the networks they use to manage and monitor the grid are increasingly important.

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