The global market requires a new approach to the energy and public utilities industry, led by infrastructures converted with « clean », interconnected and smart technologies.
The new challenges revolve around the convergence of engineering and business processes, the reduction of CO2 emissions, and consumption control by citizens. The supply must be highly reliable (no black-out), flexible, accessible and cost-efficient, making full use of both large centralized generators and smaller energy sources scattered across the territory.
• the interoperability between European electrical networks
• liberalization of energy markets
• modulation of local demand and control of user loads