The winter storms in Texas have caused a critical eye to be drawn toward the state’s grid and how it can be upgraded in some areas and reformed in others. Technology is at the heart of these transformations as well as the digital evolution of utilities worldwide. To discuss the changing technological environment of the Texas grid, we talked to Octopus Energy US CEO Michael Lee to determine the kinds of investments utilties should make in terms of communications infrastructure, customer experience, and long-term strategic planning. We also discuss where opportunities are for entrepreneurial -minded folks to make a difference in the industry.