Utility Investments in Distributed Energy: Trends Among North American and European Utilities
Investment in distributed energy companies has tripled in value in North American and Europe since 2010, and over $1 billion in investment has come in 2016 alone. By building a portfolio of DER companies, utilities are further exploring the potential value of DERs and their ability to increase customer engagement.
Utility Investments in Distributed Energy Companies (2010 - 2016)
This free report illustrates the substantive capital invested in solar, energy storage, customer energy management and distributed energy resource (DER) integration companies by the investment arms of 42 utilities. It pulls from a proprietary database of DER investments that utility companies in North America and Europe have made since 2010. The database is a supplement to GTM Research’s database on DER technologies and services in its Grid Edge Data Hub.