Decentralized Energy recently caught up with Mark Feasel of Schneider Electric to speak about the company's fourth revolution within Asset Performance Management (APM)Ã¢€”APM 4.0. The Schneider Vice-President also spoke about the challenges associated with developing more intelligent grids and microgrids.
Rob Thornton, President and CEO of the International District Energy Association has been working in the district energy industry since 1987 and has never seen it so active and vibrant. Around the globe, there is active investment, acquisition and expansion, as cities, communities and campuses are turning to district energy, especially district cooling, to support economic and environmental objectives. Thornton tells Decentralized Energy there is growing recognition of merits and advantages of district cooling.
For the best opportunities in electricity today, all roads lead to China, and in April, industry leaders from around the globe traveled to Shenzen for a panoramic view of the many business avenues and challenges. The Second Power Engineering International China Electric Power Industry Forum, focusing on the nation`s growing electric power generation industry, surveyed both the present and future profiles of the local electrical industries.
Exclusive interview with Aaron Leopold, CEO of the Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA). He is also part of the speaker line-up and advisory board member of Future Energy East Africa in September in Nairobi.