Siemens today unveiled its new Grid Diagnostic Suite at European Utility Week and POWERGEN Europe in Paris. At a press conference, Siemens’ chief executive of Smart Infrastructure, Cedrik Neike, said that by unlocking the data in distribution grids, Siemens was “opening up a treasure trove that already exists and has never been tapped before”.
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.