Pathway 08

Smart grid as a service: Transforming the utility business model
ebook / Magazine Tue 15 May 2018

There’s practically no other industry in which business agility is as essential as it is in the energy sector. In our constantly changing political
and economic environment, demand is increasing for infrastructure that can handle decentralized power feeds as well as offer solutions for new concepts such as eMobility or energy storage.

Responding rapidly to these changes does not mean losing sight of your long-term business model but rather concentrating on what’s essential: your core business. Smart Grid as a Service – the topic of this issue of ‘pathway’ – enables energy companies to follow this path to the future with optimized investment and effort as well as minimized risks. Smart metering and smart grids are not only technological challenges, but also an opportunity for companies to build a more dynamic interaction with their market partners and customers, enhancing competitiveness with new products, streamlined processes and future-proof business models. In this issue, our industry experts and contributors take a closer look at all these various aspects and share their insights into Smart Grid as a Service.

Business agility is more than a question of technology – it’s also about entrepreneurial spirit. For more than a century, Landis+Gyr has been driving change in the energy sector with innovative products and services. Smart Grid as a Service will be the next evolutionary step, and we’ll be honored to guide our customers on their journey of discovering the benefits of new flexible business models, like Managed Services.

Enjoy the read!