This Navigant white paper, published in Q4 of 2019, examines the core requirements of industry transformation for “flexible, integrated, value-generating energy resources.” The research focuses on the market shift currently underway as intelligent buildings interact with the grid creating a more fluid, dynamic energy ecosystem. Five core market components are reviewed, including: customers, policy & regulation, technology, business models and operations. Recommendations and pathways to success are provided. The report is of interest to anyone involved in the future of energy management, the grid and energy usage in buildings.
Key words: cloud & data analytics, connected/EV vehicles, connected home, controls/sensors, energy management, market sizing, research and development,smart grid, utilities

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