Irene Fischbach – Digitisation of the Swiss transmission grid

With a total length of over 6,700 kilometres and around 140 substations, the Swiss transmission grid is the nerve centre of a secure, reliable...

Orlando Gehrig – Cloud: What are the options for the energy...

Many Swiss companies are increasingly outsourcing their data into the cloud. It is interesting to note that this trend can also be observed in...

Adèle Thorens – Digitisation must contribute to our economy’s ecological shift

There is relatively little consideration of digitisation’s ecological impact: more often the focus is on its effects in the working world. However, digitisation is...

Nicolas Charton – AI in Energy: numerous outlets, yet to be...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a concept that encompasses an array of technologies that aim to mimic functions associated with human intelligence, such as “reasoning”...

François Fellay – Digitalisation, Pascal’s wager

It now appears that digitalisation really is happening within the energy industry. Smart grid, smart metering, smart home, the internet of things and the...

Adèle Thorens – Liberalisation of the electricity market: contributing to the...

The revision of the Swiss Federal Electricity Supply Act is intended to complement the liberalisation of the electricity supply market, which at present concerns...

Fabrizio Marzolini – Lithium-ion technology is going to revolutionise the battery...

Energy storage, more specifically the storage of its most refined form, electricity, has for decades been the subject of disagreement in the automotive and...

Gary Rackliffe & Adrian Timbus : Digitalizing the grid to support...

Around the globe, energy sector operators face a number of challenges that are driving the need for grid transformation. Chief among these are the...

Grégoire Largey: Smart metering, consequences and opportunities

In Switzerland, the energy supply law and its ordinance (LApEl and OApel) define the framework for the deployment of intelligent measurement systems. 80% of...

Nicolas Charton : Smart Tariffs, price as a tool for managing...

Consumers are billed using tariffs that consist of energy charges and fixed charges. This is the way that the CHF 9 billion necessary to...
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