Fujitsu interview at ASUW16 – Digital Transformation for Utilities
In this interview Desmond Tan, Fujitsu Electronics and Nobuaki Tomisato, Fujitsu Semiconductor walk us through the the driving force for digital transformation in the energy sector in Asia and how utilities, metering companies and consumers will benefit from an end-to-end digital modernization approach.
BBS Access interview at ASUW16 – AMI as an Enabler in Asia
How can AMI be an enabler in Emerging Markets? Insights from Azmy Ameer, Director, BBS Access Singapore.
University of Tokyo Interview at ASUW16 – Intelligent Smart Meter
In this interview Hiroshi Chin a PhD Candidate at The University of Tokyo, Japan walks us through the next generation of utility devices and services with an emphasis on energy data.
Edge Electrons Interview at ASUW16 – Household Voltage Regulation
Insights from Richard McIndoe, Executive Chairman & James Colbert, Director of Strategy and Market Development, Edge Electrons.
Cleverson Takiguchi, Sales Director – EMEA at S&C Electric Company
Netinium Interview at ICSG 2016 – Accelerating Smart Metering in Fast Emerging Economies
Whilst smart meters are conceptually straightforward, their detail is complex. The initial focus for utilities in fast emerging countries should be on the business processes, with selection of proven IT systems before adding the meters. “Turkey is starting out and has the opportunity to take lessons learned from others.” - Rogier de Jongh, Business Development Manager, Netinium
Başakşehir Living Lab Interview at ICSG 2016 – User Engagement Driven Testbeds for Smartcities
End users and city dwellers are getting involved in the development of smart city products and services, through the ‘living lab’ concept, in the Başakşehir district of Istanbul. “People, public authorities and private sector are all important in the process,” - Ömer Onur, Managing Director, Başakşehir Living Lab An example of activities that have been run include hackathons, with one having a focus on traffic issues in Istanbul. The outcomes will have the agreement of end users and then they also will likely satisfy the municipality and mayor. “There are lots of winners and no losers if smart cities are done this way!”
Energy Pool Turkey interview at ICSG 2016 – Unlocking the power of Demand Response in Turkey
The capacity for demand response in Turkey is “there” and the next step is to “unleash its potential” - Alper Ugural, CEO Energy Pool Regulation is currently in consultation and should be finalised shortly so “we are just at a tipping point with demand response in Turkey.”
OSGP Alliance interview at ICSG 2016 – Maximising the Smart Grid with Open Architecture
To maximise the potential of smart meters, and the smart grid, utilities in Turkey need to adopt an open architecture. This will enable them to select from the best proven and technologies on the market. “Learn and take advantage of what has been adopted in the market but be able to add new technologies when they come.” - Mark Ossel, chairman of the OSGP Alliance
Michael Liebreich, Chairman of the Advisory Board and Founder, Bloomberg New Energy Finance