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Articles by James Allston

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Fiddling with tariffs could be death of utilities

Fiddling with tariffs could be death of utilities

Utilities need to shift the conversation to look at total value proposition for customers, or solar and storage will take their business models.

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How utilities can cope with solar and battery storage

How utilities can cope with solar and battery storage

To cope with solar and storage, utilities need to address issues of stranded asset risk, poor customer relationships, and embrace new business models.

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Customer focus could save utilities from death-spiral

Customer focus could save utilities from death-spiral

Electricity utilities can avoid their very own “Kodak moment” by becoming more customer-focused.