2019 Will be Memorable for US Utilities. Here are 5 Reasons Why.
- Jan 13, 2019 6:59 pm GMT
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After a century of relatively smooth sailing and incremental change, the US utility industry has seen radical change, even upheaval, over the last decade. Don’t look for things to slow down in 2019. Here is a glimpse into five issues that will continue to drive and change the landscape of the US utility industry over the coming year.
The US generation mix will continue to evolve, and renewables will (again) not be the prime mover. While growth in renewables continues to capture many of the headlines and show growth, the use of natural gas for power generation has been the big mover; this will continue in 2019 and beyond. Check out the EIA statistics on this sometime. They really tell the story about the generation mix in the US.
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