There are many shoulds and coulds when it comes to the digital grid. But in the end, it will take commitment and investment by the utilities to turn this vision of a more energy-efficient and cost-effective future into reality.
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- Don Dawson is a partner in Booz & Company’s digital business and technology (DBT) practice, and leads the firm’s energy, chemicals, and utilities DBT practice in North America. He is based in Dallas.
- Earl Simpkins is a partner with Booz & Company’s energy, chemicals, and utilities practice, and is based in Dallas.
- Josh Stillman is a senior associate in Booz & Company’s energy, chemicals, and utilities practice, and is based in Dallas.
- Also contributing to this article were Booz & Company partner Joseph Van den Berg and senior associates Art Davidson and Jag Mukherjee.