“The human factor”
The digitalisation of the energy sector has only just begun and is already having massive repercussions for utilities, writes Gerard Reid, founder of consultancy Alexa Capital, in a column on bizz-energy.com. “In the digital energy revolution, humans take centre stage: Increasingly, consumers are controlling their power consumption with mobile apps and saving money by choosing cheap contracts, hooking up PV arrays when needed and charging their batteries when power is cheapest,” writes Reid. “The new digital energy order is coming faster than most people think. It will become a crucial test for companies that don’t want to change.”
Read the column in German here.