The evolution of the energy sector is increasing grid vulnerability to attacks but utilities can improve cyber resilience.
“It is hard to predict what the grid will look like in the future but we can shape it.” These are the words of Jimmy Khoo, the CEO of Singapore utility SP Group.
In Southeast Asia, Electricidade de Timor-Leste has secured some funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to modernise its grid network with smart metering and smart grid technologies.
University of Oxford is leading a global smart grid initiative to remove barriers to delivering net zero at a local level.
To achieve an unlimited infeed of hydrogen in gas distribution networks, all the links in the supply chain will need to be H2-ready – from the entry to the exit point where the gas will be used. Intrinsic infrastructure components and materials will have to be investigated and tested for specific compatibility limits with hydrogen admixtures and pure hydrogen.
Battery storage and green hydrogen – markets that are critical for India’s renewable future and energy security – could scale up rapidly in the country, bolstered by government policy and private company ventures