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Unknowns of the energy transition

In April this year, World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Energy wrote a paper titled The A-Z of the Energy Transition: Knowns and Unknowns.
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Disruption – the truths behind the hype

It’s a buzzword that’s slowly starting to lose its flavour for many – disruption – yet this intersection between innovation, originality and necessity promises a revolution of the status-quo.

Disruption is the new normal

A disruptive mindset must be adopted by all energy stakeholders to support the current energy transition, said leaders at the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) in September in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Breaking through disruption

Power a “wise pivot” against utility disruption

In brief Disruption is an inescapable challenge for all industries. Utilities are entering a vulnerable phase, with compressive disruption on the horizon.For utilities to succeed, they must take courage to boldly make their own innovation...

Best practices to bolster cybersecurity of the US electric grid

The Vermont Law School’s Institute for Energy and the Environment has released a new study which identifies how US states and utilities can leverage existing tools to optimise the security of the electric grid...

The 4-Ds: an interview with Susanne Seitz, Landis+Gyr

How disruption is driving decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation - an interview with Susanne Seitz, Executive Vice President and Head of EMEA Region, Landis+Gyr Disruption is one of the drivers behind decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitalisation within...
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Ed’s note: Disruption! What a word!

Disruption – what a word! And with such diverse meanings! Traditionally, disruption was considered a bad thing, an interruption in the usual way that a system or process works. Yet, today disruption is taking on a different meaning – one that is...
DistribuTECH 2020

Exploring changing utility dynamics

DistribuTECH 2019 was an unprecedented success as the global utility community came together to continue to explore the changing energy landscape and learn strategies, develop new techniques and explore solutions to problems that plague...
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Translating the blockchain vision for the energy sector

In this article by Thomas Steinberger, Robert Schwarz and Sergiu Maznic of Pöyry Management Consultancy, we examine how the blockchain vision can be translated for the energy sector, and the benefits of near real-time...
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Ontario launches programme to boost clean energy tech across the globe

Ontario has launched a pilot programme to support local innovators that are ready to meet the demand for clean energy technologies in new international markets. The International Energy Demonstration Fund will provide financial support to...