News Digest Item
10 May 2017

“Digital is decentral”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

The German energy sector is slowly embracing digitalisation with its push towards decentralisation, writes Ulrich Schäfer in a column in Süddeutsche Zeitung. It is starting to depart from “the centralistic, military precision” thinking and management. TenneT and Sonnen’s planned network of decentralised storage systems and E.ON’s partnership with Google showed that the industry – “as one of the last economic sectors” – slowly became more digital, writes Schäfer.

Read the column piece in German here.

For background read the CLEW article Pilot project taps batteries & blockchain to iron out renewable power.

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