From smart grid to neural grid: Well, how do I get there?

“Your regulated monopoly is threatened by burgeoning distributed generation and growing competition. The falling price of solar and energy storage means that somewhere in the not-too-distant future, homeowners and businesses alike may well be able to affordably go off-grid — or at least reduce their consumption so greatly as to break your business model.

Meanwhile, technological advances like artificial intelligence, distributed intelligence, the cloud, robotics, virtual reality, etc., all have the potential to disrupt your modus operandi.These advances will make power generation and distribution smarter and more efficient — but they will also bring with them a competitive environment that is both very different and vastly more crowded that what utilities experience today.”

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