Gartner Information Technology Research

The Energy Transition Question: Do We Need the Grid?

Published: 13 April 2020

ID: G00721227

Analyst(s): Zarko Sumic

Summary

The traditional power grid faces challenges as consumer energy technologies achieve grid price parity, but it will still have its place during energy transition. Utility CIOs must ensure that technology investments support the grid’s fast-changing role, especially in enabling digital business.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Strategic Planning Assumptions

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

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