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The 9 things Utilities should worry about most

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The brilliant Jesse BERST gathered, from dozens of utility professionals, multiple problems they are grappling with.

Here are the nine worries Jesse heard most often. Based on US Utilities feedback, we can easily extend most of these observations to European Utilities as well.

 

  1. Policy pressure to be more reliable and resilient. Many countries want Utilities to improve their resilience to external threats.
  2. Aging infrastructure. Much of their equipment is beyond its design life. How an they improve it without increase energy prices?
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By the way, what’s a smart-city?

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Barcelona, Singapore, Berlin, London, … What have these cities in common? They all want to become the first smart-cities. However, what do we mean by “Smart-Cities”? Have cities been not smart so far? Which concepts underlie this trendy locution? A smart-city is not only a connected city, where millions of data are crunched to offer new services, but also a resilient, energy and resource efficient and sustainable city. What a great program!