GE Energy Consulting Overview

4 MARKET CHALLENGES DRIVE THE NEED FOR ENERGY CONSULTING • There are nearly 1 billion people globally without access to reliable, affordable and efficient electric power • The economics and operations of the electric power systems globally are changing drastically with the increased penetration of low cost, intermittent and variable renewable generation • New policies and business models are shaping the utility of the future, with more focus on distributed energy resources • Grid systems that weren’t originally designed For this changing landscape need detailed planning and protection to ensure reliable, affordable and efficient energy is available when and where it’s needed