In the utility industry, the cloud is an
old concept. People don't generate their own power, have a water treatment
plant in their backyard or chop and store wood every fall for a long winter.
They rely on a scalable and highly reliable public infrastructure for heat,
water and power. They don't even think about the specifications of the power
they receive, the quality of natural gas or the availability of water. They
count on experts who can provide those services seamlessly.
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