ABB and Hitachi have announced a collaboration to advance Japan’s electricity balancing market system, allowing for market transactions in an increasingly digital environment.
In a digital energy space that is getting more crowded by the week, Uniper Technologies likes to think that it has big advantage: as an owner and operator of conventional power plants, the company has been doing ‘digitalisation’ long before it became a buzzword.
E.ON has developed a blockchain technology that says will allow its customers to have transparency and complete control over their own energy data.
Mitsubishi Research Institute has partnered with US-based data intelligence firm Genscape to provide real-time data services to the newly liberated Japanese wholesale power market.
ABB is to deliver predictive maintenance solutions to Enel Green Power’s fleet of hydropower plants across Italy.
At the Business Blockchain Summit in London recently, Dale Chrystie, FedEx’s Blockchain strategist, invoked the words of FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith, who said that in business there were no prizes coming second: to stay ahead, business must innovate.
The energy industry today “is leveraging a small fraction of its operational data” according to Steven Martin, chief digital officer for GE Power.
GE Renewable Energy has signed a three-year agreement with Enel Green Power to provide predictive operation and maintenance capabilities to the group's hydro plants in Spain, with a total capacity of up to 3.2 GW.
Balancing renewables represents the most efficient and sustainable approach to meeting the energy needs we have now, and those of the next generation. Efficient control hardware combined with the management and optimization offered by virtual power plants provides an opportunity to meet that challenge today.