5 Obstacles to Utility Digital Adoption
- Aug 27, 2021 5:11 pm GMT
leaders understand the need to upgrade technology for a wide range of applications, including DER integration, smart grid adoption, virtual power plant (VPP) development, advanced data analysis, improved customer experience (CX), EV expansion, and more. But utilities also face many obstacles to implementing digital upgrades, and even more to embarking on digital transformations.
These efforts require funding, advanced skills on the part of employees, and the ability to decide and act quickly, all of which utilities might not have. And these challenges don’t even take into account the disruption caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which has created the need to focus on other priorities. Let’s take a look at some of the most challenging obstacles utilities face as they recognize the need for greater digital adoption.
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