Thursday, November 17, 2011

Integration of Renewables in the Grid – A Huge Challenge

Sometimes some experts expect that IT is one of the most crucial aspects of the future power delivery system – yes it is important … to some extent.

The Power System is STILL (and forever) an ELECTRICAL SYSTEM! Mark O’Malley writes in the 2011-11/12 issue of the IEEE Power & Energy magazine that the “Grid integration is, in his view, the most interesting and exciting area of research in the world today.” … and tomorrow and for the next decade at least.

After many years of low investments in the power industry (material, equipment, systems, human resources, …) it is expected that it will grow now. Some companies have already increased their budgets for education in Energy and IT related issues.

Click HERE for the complete opinion of Mark O’Malley.

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