Integration, not ‘defection’, the future of energy

New economic research has highlighted the significant benefits to customers of their electricity grid connection.

While recent advances in solar and storage technology mean customers could choose to leave the grid entirely, the independent analysis by Oakley Greenwood shows it is unlikely to deliver better financial outcomes or services.

Energy Networks Association CEO John Bradley said the study quantifies the often “hidden” services that customers receive from the Grid, and how much it would cost a customer to supply themselves..