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The Research Results Are In: Top 10 Megatrends Defined!

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Every public utility – no matter how big or small – will face many new trends during the next several decades. Factors such as changing regulations, renewable resources, customer demands, infrastructure and finance, technology and training, and “even better practices” will challenge utilities as they try to make their organizations more adaptable to change and sustainable far into the future. Utilities that anticipate these megatrends, plan and prepare strategies to deal with them, will be a more productive and sustainable organization. This paper looks at 10 megatrends, the major trends that are shaping the future of utilities.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: January 1, 2004

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