Via Utility Dive:

The U.S. power sector is undergoing a fundamental transformation, and has been for some time. But what are the biggest trends to watch in 2020? In speaking to a cross section of industry observers, the following 10 emerged.

  1. Renewables, storage, DER grow increasingly competitive with traditional supply options
  2. Cities, states and companies increase renewable commitments
  3. Coal’s long-term decline continuesv
  4. Increasing questions about the future of natural gas
  5. State-wholesale market conflicts reach the courts
  6. Energy storage grows as a favorite resource
  7. Utilities contend with rising DER penetration
  8. Rise in new regulatory models
  9. Focus on grid mod and grid hardening
  10. Increasing electrification of buildings, vehicles and other end uses