“Utilities want the digital transition”
Germany’s dominant utilities invest heavily in the digitalisation of the sector, reports Bernward Janzing for Handelsblatt Online. The rising share of intermittent renewables in Germany’s power mix, the desire to increase efficiency, as well as the roll-out of smart meters in households, require highly complex IT systems that offer newcomers a unique chance to establish a foothold in the sector. According to the IT industry, companies specialising in digital energy solutions in Germany enjoy a competitive edge on international markets thanks to the Energiewende’s progress, reports Janzing.
Find the article in German here.