Utility of the Future Articles

Free Roundtable: Planning for a Changing Environment

The one thing we can depend on in the energy industry right now is change – from the proliferation of DERs to concerns about cybersecurity, the industry hasn’t seen such turmoil since its beginnings. In this changing environment, utilities, regulators and even...

Battery Electric Vehicle Survey Offers EV Charger Insights for Utilities

At HomeServe we continually monitor major trends facing our energy utility partners and prospective partners. One category, Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV), is showing potential to greatly impact the energy sector. According to our analysis based on data from the...

Solar Energy: A Path to the Future

Solar energy prices have seen a sustained decrease – it once cost 20 times as much as coal to generate the same amount of energy with solar panels. However, the price dropped by more than 90 percent and is now comparable to fossil fuels. Solar distributed energy...

EV Charging Offers Opportunities to Energy Providers

There’s a lot of chatter about electric vehicles (EV) and what they mean for energy providers. Predictions are that they will make up 7 percent of the vehicles on the road and 20 percent of new vehicle sales by 2030, but building the EV charging network will cost...