2022 was a record year for renewable capacity at 340GW and electricity generated by photovoltaics alone is expected to grow 15% per year until 2030 according to the International Energy Agency. However, integrating PV plants comes with challenges for both grid operators and plant operators. Grid edge intelligence and remote DER control can help protect, automate and balance our increasingly dynamic networks.
As Europe braces for the coming winter, governments and institutions have begun implementing plans and programs. What part can we play to cope with rising prices, energy austerity and manage energy better in our homes, workplaces and beyond?
As decarbonization, deentralization and digitalization continue to affect the energy industry, DSO's are taking on new roles and greater challenges in ensuring a reliable, resilient grid. In the IoT era of OT/IT convergence , where are you in your journey to transformation ?
The transition towards electrical energy generation from renewables is one of the key prerequisites for creating a greener and more sustainable future for all of us. Great progress has been achieved in integrating renewable sources into the network, and according to the International Energy Agency, the electricity generation specifically from photovoltaics will grow 15% per year until 2030. This is a success - however, the integration of photovoltaic plants also comes with quite a few challenges.
In 2007, Landis+Gyr started its sustainability journey by measuring its carbon footprint for the very first time. While having reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by over 30 percent until today, the company has steadily expanded the monitoring of its environmental impact and reported these findings in its yearly Environmental Profile. Today, Landis+Gyr’s extended Sustainability Report includes all relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts of its activities. As the latest report shows, the journey continues successfully.
“The EU can set its own goals, but it needs the rest of the world to get on board as well”
In this Q&A with Brussels based FTI Consulting, John Harris VP Head Governmental Affairs & Public Relations at Landis+Gyr addresses five climate questions ahead of the COP21 meeting taking place in Paris between November 30th - December 11th 2015.