Digital disruption is here to stay. Much like the electronic revolution that led to PCs, mobile phones and smart devices, energy grids are on the verge of a major change. Consider the network of power plants, utilities and power lines comprising energy grids, for a moment.
What you effectively have is the largest machine in the world — one that is capable of delivering large amounts of data leading to transformational changes in the industry and our daily lives.
[pullquote align=right]Digital disruption is here to stay.[/pullquote]That realization is why I was so excited by the innovations on display at DistribuTECH, the largest annual electric power transmission and energy distribution conference and exhibition.
The Internet of Things (IoT) enables a more intelligent, reliable and safe and secure grid while also lowering costs for utilities, smart cities and other grid stakeholders. The future of energy does indeed look bright.
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