ISEIF Surge Series: The human side of Smart Grid

Podcast and summary courtesy of the Illinois Science & Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF).

The utility business model is an important driver in making the energy system cleaner and more efficient. In what ways is the business model changing as the energy landscape diversifies? Clare and Uzma discuss this high-stakes, complex issue with Steve Kihm of Seventhwave and Andy Satchwell of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, two authors of a recent paper about the financial and regulatory implications of the shifting utility landscape. Listen to the full episode for a tribute to the tenth anniversary of Snakes on a Plane, and hear Steve and Andy's insights.

 Utility business models