Management Matters: Monthly Digest of Insights Shared by Your Peers in the Energy Central Utility Management Group – February 18, 2021Posted to Energy Central in the Utility Management Group
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Welcome to the Utility Management Group roundup, Management Matters. As always, your fellow group members are paying close attention to utility management trends and sharing their insights. This month’s selection includes information about private LTE, wildfire mitigation, and more. Be sure to like and comment on your favorite posts. Happy reading!
Private LTE Gets Rolling in 2021: Predictions for the New Year From the Anterix Team
Link to original article: https://energycentral.com/o/anterix/private-lte-gets-rolling-2021-predictions-new-year-anterix-team
According to Andrew Bordine, VP, Energy Markets & Innovation at Anterix, his company as a whole believes 2021 will be the year private LTE really takes flight. In this article, he presents specific predictions from company leaders. For example, Rob Schwartz, CEO points out that utilities are already showing clear momentum toward building private LTE networks to support their grid modernization efforts. This item is part of Energy Central’s 2021-01 State of the Industry special issue.
SDG&E Files 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Plan Update, Advancing Commitment to Fire Safety and Resiliency
In this post, Sara Prince, Communications Manager at San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) reports that the utility has filed its annual update to the 2020-2022 Wildfire Mitigation Plan. The update builds on the company’s commitment to wildfire safety, addressing plan progress, regulatory and stakeholder feedback, and advancements in mitigation and resiliency programs planned for the coming year. Sara explains that, in 2021, the utility will continue to advance and enhance these initiatives.
Rethinking Utility Strategy for the Post-COVID Era
Link to original article: https://energycentral.com/o/Guidehouse/rethinking-utility-strategy-post-covid-era
Utilities are in a unique position to lead the transition to a more virtual, cleaner, decentralized, and equitable energy future. In this piece, Mackinnon Lawrence, Director, Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure at Guidehouse presents five trends that will contribute to this leadership role. They are improved resilience; more emphasis on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters; a move toward a “green recovery”; greater focus on decarbonization; and continued consolidation. This item is part of Energy Central’s 2021-01 State of the Industry special issue.
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