Glitre Energi Nett will partner with Siemens to build a digital substation to pilot IoT analytics and applications for power grids.
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.
The UK has some of strictest nuclear safety standards in the world. Operators must walk a perilous regulatory tightrope, ensuring their systems, hardware and firmware are all completely secure to ensure complete safety.
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 UK’s electricity grid operators have unveiled a roadmap for a smart grid that they say will help deliver the flexibility needed to decarbonize the country’s energy system.
The energy industry today “is leveraging a small fraction of its operational data” according to Steven Martin, chief digital officer for GE Power.
How digitalisation and decentralisation can work in tandem to unleash significant benefits for the smart cities of the future
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.
A lack of digital skills and internal barriers related to company culture and mindset are the biggest roadblocks hindering digital progress in the energy sector.
Japanese utility Tohoku Electric Power and Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions are to collaborate on joint research into distributed energy peer-to-peer electricity trading.