- Dec 20, 2021 3:53 pm GMT
Over the past decade, major US utilities have been spending more on delivering electricity to customers and less on producing that electricity, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Electricity delivery expenditures have increased every year from 1998 to 2020. Why? utilities have been replacing aging equipment, built transmission infrastructure to accommodate new wind and solar generation, and installed new technologies, such as smart meters designed to increase the efficiency, reliability, resilience, and security of the US grid. The trend seems like to continue in the short term.
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