There has always been a large amount of information in the energy sector, and now there is a unique opportunity to use digitalization to improve everything, the business processes and the interaction with consumers alike — Alexey Texler, First Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.
The role of renewable energy, active consumers, demand management, energy accumulation and storage systems will increase over time, the number of electric vehicles will increase. The basis for future transformation process in the power industry will be digitalization of networks. Digitalization is paramount for stable development of the economy, energy security, solving environmental problems <...> Development of digitalization is not the goal itself, but rather the way to significantly improve efficiency of energy companies and business processes in energy management — Pavel Livinsky, Chairman of the Management Board, PAO Rosseti.
It is necessary to measure success in terms of environmental efficiency, in terms of safety and in terms of <...> downtime and breakdowns. <...> We invest actively in digital technologies, which allows us to reduce the costs of our end-consumers — Christoph Frei, Secretary General, Chief Executive Officer, World Energy Council.
We made the networks more efficient. <...> We have reduced the number of downtime and breakdowns. In Italy, we made a transition from hundreds to <...> a million small substations; the transition was ensured by massive digitalization — Simone Mori, Head of Europe and North Africa, Head of European Affairs, Enel S.p.A..