We believe a smart, flexible energy system is the key to ensuring that consumers continue to benefit from the levels of reliability and affordability that they come to take from granted.
Embracing demand-side flexibility will be perhaps the most fundamental transformation for the energy industry since privatisation in the 1980s. But there are lessons to learn from similar transformations in other sectors like mobile telephony, the digital TV switch over and the advent of digital portable music.
As Confucius said “Study the past, if you would define the future”…
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