The smart energy ecosystem continues to emerge with a steady increase in renewables—especially in countries like Germany and the Netherlands and regions like California and Hawaii who are participating in renewables in a much larger way.
It’s no question that the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming our industry. Converging at the home gateway, smart products are being connected to generate new insights, efficiencies delivering customer value, and in turn, generating significant business opportunities for Utilities.
Some people may have noticed the Microsoft product flags at half-mast on Monday. This is in memory of my great friend and Managing Director of Worldwide Power and Utilities, Mr. Jon Arnold.
As the smart grid continues its evolution, more and more Utilities are finding the need for a substation automation software solution that can integrate all of the distribution devices within their network into one solution.
It was great to see many of you earlier this month at Hannover Messe. We had our biggest presence ever and it was a very exciting week!