Disruptive technology risk

Power transmission Power transmission

Description (What is the Risk)

The risk that a new emerging technology unexpectedly displaces an established technology used in power transmission sector.

Risk Allocation (Who typically bears the risk)

Allocation: Public Private Shared
Rationale

Contracting Authority bears the risk of obsolescence.

Mitigation Measures (What can be done to minimize the risk)

The Contracting Authority will need to be cognisant of potential disruptive technologies, such as battery storage and off-grid developments, that may impact long term demand for the asset.

Comparison with Developed Market

Typically not dealt with.

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Description (What is the Risk)

The risk that a new emerging technology unexpectedly displaces an established technology used in power transmission sector.

Risk Allocation (Who typically bears the risk)

Allocation: Public Private Shared
Rationale

Contracting Authority bears the risk of obsolescence.

Mitigation Measures (What can be done to minimize the risk)

The Contracting Authority will need to be cognisant of potential disruptive technologies, such as battery storage and off-grid developments, that may impact long term demand for the asset.

Comparison with Developed Market

Typically not dealt with.

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