Can utilities adopt opportunistic strategies under disruptive competition?
Rooftop solar leads a wave of disruptive competition for electric utilities that is grounded in innovations in technology, public policy, social preferences, and business practices. Regulatory protections cannot insulate utilities from these challenges. Leaders in the emerging environment will succeed by focusing on strategies that create new value for customers.
Read our critical analysis of these emerging challenges: Does disruptive competition mean a death spiral for electric utilities? (Energy Law Journal, May 2014). We've also posted a summary of this article.