Consistent change: How utility professionals view the evolving power mix

A revolution in the utility power mix is already underway, according to a new Utility Dive survey, The State of the Electric Utility 2016

By Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive

All told, 91% of more than 500 respondents indicated they expect utility-scale solar to increase significantly or moderately in their fuel mixes over the next five years. 77% see wind doing so, and 72% expect the same for natural gas. 91% indicated they expect either significant or moderate increases in distributed energy resources (DERs).  Click image to enlarge it. 

Click image to enlarge. Sentiment for renewable energy more optimistic in 2016 than in past years. Credit: Utility Dive’s State of the Electric Utility 2016

Sentiment for renewable energy more optimistic in 2016 than in past years. Credit: Utility Dive’s State of the Electric Utility 2016

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