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Alternate Utility Revenue Streams: Expanding Utility Business Models at the Grid Edge

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Alternate Utility Revenue Streams: Expanding Utility Business Models at the Grid Edge
Published: May 18, 2015 Content info:
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In the wake of stagnant electricity demand growth, downward pressure on rate increases and rising competition for consumer mindshare in the home, utilities are beginning to expand their product and service offerings to customers. In this new report, GTM Research identifies efforts by some major U.S. utilities that are already underway, highlighting their contribution to shore up potential future revenue erosion.

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The report goes on to describe the economics of new product and service offerings and forecasts what's in store for the future of the U.S. electric utility industry.

The report highlights product and service offerings of the following utilities:

AEP | Ameren | Arizona Public Service | Avista | Con Edison | Consumers Energy | Dominion | DTE Energy | Duke Energy | Entergy | Eversource | Exelon | FirstEnergy | Florida Power & Light | HECO | Kansas City Power & Light | MidAmerican Energy | National Grid | Pacific Gas & Electric | Portland General Electric | Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) | Southern California Edison | Southern Company | Tampa Electric | Texas-New Mexico Power | We Energies | Xcel Energy

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Goal and Scope

  • Report Coverage Area

2. Business Pressures Facing Regulated Utilities

  • The Regulated Utility Business Model
  • Electricity Load Growth
  • Utility Spending on Customer Service
  • Maximizing the Customer Relationship
  • How Utilities are Responding

3. Utility Product and Service Offerings

  • Example: FPL's SurgeShield
  • Example: Duke Outdoor Lighting Solutions
  • Example: PG&E Wireless Consulting
  • Example: FirstEnergy's Landscaping & Tree Services
  • Example: Southern Company Bundled Service
  • Example: SCE Film Scouting and Location Services

4. Economics of New Product and Service Offerings

  • Motivators for New Revenue Streams
  • Addressing Negative Load Growth
  • Low Cost vs. High Margin Opportunities
  • Selecting Products and Services to Offer
  • Overview of Offerings of Select Utilities
  • Key Trends in Offerings

5. Forecasts and Opportunities

  • Key Strategic Decision Point for Utility Executives
  • Implications for Grid Edge Technologies

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1. Goal and Scope

  • Report Coverage Area

2. Business Pressures Facing Regulated Utilities

  • U.S. Electricity Demand Growth, 1950-2040
  • Share of Household Spend on Energy Over Time
  • Household Consumption by % Spend
  • Average U.S. ROE Awarded by Year
  • Authorized ROE of European Utilities
  • Impact of Decreasing Return on Equity
  • Average Annual Account and Service Spend per Customer, Example Range of Large IOUs
  • Average J.D. Power Score
  • Comparison of Customer Satisfaction by Industry
  • Customer Relationship - Yesterday vs. Today

3. Utility Product and Service Offerings

  • Utility Product and Service Offerings

4. Economics of New Product and Service Offerings

  • U.S. Electricity Demand Growth, 1950-2040
  • Average U.S. ROE Awarded by Year
  • Reference Case: Adding New Products and Services
  • Reference Case: Low Cost vs. High Margin Opportunities
  • Selecting Products and Services to Offer
  • Overview of Offerings of Select Utilities

5. Forecasts and Opportunities

  • Grid Edge Technology Adoption Pathways
  • Implications for Grid Edge Technologies
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