Joint media release: Network innovation: new report confirms ambition, but barriers exist

A new report released today confirms the urgent need for electricity networks to innovate in order to meet customer needs into the future.

Deloitte’s Innovation in Electricity Networks report assesses the state of innovation within Australian electricity networks based on a survey of 17 electricity network businesses.

The report has identified a need for greater investment in transformational innovation, including distributed energy resources, battery storage, multi-flow networks, demand and energy management, and advanced data analytics and automation.