Digitalisation

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing is about to change the way buildings are constructed, at least in Dubai, that is. This United Arab Emirates city recently announced a 3D printing strategy to make it a leading hub for additive manufacturing in construction.

Stated Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, Our key goal is to ensure that 25% of buildings in Dubai are based on 3D…

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Digitalisation

Virtual Power Plants: former sci-fi technology is now a reality

An old saying in Ireland goes: ‘there is no strength without unity’. When it comes to distributed energy resources (DER), it couldn’t be more true. DER, acting individually, has a very limited ability…

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Digitalisation

H2020-funded project RETROFEED kicks off in Brussels

Implementing smart retrofitting frameworks in the process industry towards its operation with variable, biobased and circular feedstock

The 26th and 27th November 2019 mark the official launch of…

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Data & Cyber Security Data Infrastructure

Hungary, Portugal and Poland sign up to EU quantum communication infrastructure initiative

At the Digital Assembly, 7 Member States agreed to work together to explore how to make available a quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) in Europe, to boost European capabilities in quantum…

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Digitalisation

Energy Management System in glass industry

Steklarna Hrastnik Company is the leading glass products manufacturer in Slovenia.

The company has a strong environmental regulation compliance strategy and is dedicated to optimizing and reducing energy consumption. To comply with European energy regulation and meet the energy consumption reduction target, Steklarna Hrastnik decided to carry out an energy management project.

The project…

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Smart Meters

Energy Management System in steel industry

SIJ Metal Ravne is one of the biggest steel companies in Europe. The company decided to run an energy management project with the following purposes: 1- Monitor and analyze real-time energy consumption, 2- Define and analyze key energy efficiency indicators, 3- Implement an energy management system, 4- Develop benchmarking and methodology for savings calculations (IJS), 5- Introduce an energy…

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Data Infrastructure

Energy Management for telecommunication industry

Telekom Slovenije is a communications service provider in Slovenia, it also operates through its subsidiaries on the markets of South-Eastern Europe in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia. The Group’s activities include fixed and mobile communications services, digital content and services, multimedia services and digital advertising, system integration and…

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Digitalisation Industry 4.0

Blockchain Technology – a Threat to Distribution Network Operators?

First published here

Are distribution network operators in Europe threatened by a potential application of blockchain technology in the energy sector? This seems to be the pressing question that was…

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Digitalisation

Blockchain in the energy sector is moving forward - Key takeaways from the EventHorizon 2018

First published here

A decommissioned power plant in Berlin finally was brim-full of energy again when experts of the energy and blockchain sector entered the stage at the Event Horizon 2018. “Flip…

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Data Infrastructure

Why do you need energy storage monitoring?

From Davion Hill, first published here.

Joint Industry Program: IMPRESS

In July 2016, DNV GL proudly announced acquisition of Green Power Monitor, which monitors 2300 facilities in over 51…

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