Smart Grid opportunities for telcos
October 2011
New business models in the electricity market of the future for telcos

Existing electricity grids are not capable of satisfying the increasing demand for a reliable electricity supply in the long run. The growing proportion of decentralised electricity generation based on renewables is making electricity transport and distribution significantly more complex, yet the existing electricity network is reaching its capacity and capability limits. A “smart grid” will deliver intelligent and highly automated grid maintenance and management. New business models and emerging players will change the rules of the game!