# Utility Dive report: The State of the Electric Utility 2016

By now, it's become cliche to suggest the utility sector is in the midst of a transformation. For years, we've been told that the rise of alternative energy technologies would drastically change the way electric utilities do business. And while most in the sector agree that the utility business model is changing, opinions of what it will look like in the future are much less unanimous. In Utility Dive's annual report on the state of the electric utility in 2016, we surveyed over 500 electric utility executives to better understand the differing perspectives on this period of transition.

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