Digitization has assumed a crucial role in the realization of the global drive to transform the energy sector. The challenges of the energy transformation can only be met by intelligent demand-side energy management. Energy security will require the integration of decentralized energy generation. This approach ensures a reliable supply of energy to consumers in industry, commerce and private households. In 2019 the special display "Digital Energy" will underline the significance of digitization to the entire energy sector:
For the first time the special platform "Digital Energy" For the first time the Digital Energy expo and forum will cover the two main fields of the energy sector: The focus topic "Industrial Efficiency" is dedicated to energy management in an industrial context. Everything from energy audits and innovative sensor, metering and measuring technology to software and cloud services for the analysis, visualization and optimization of energy consumption will be addressed – at the exhibitors’ stands and in the program of talks – within the "Industrial Efficiency" showcase. Decision-makers in industry, the business sector and public services will find holistic, sustainable and energy-efficient solutions to improve the energy management of their plant, operations and buildings.
The focus topic Util:IT offers digital solutions for suppliers of energy and municipal services, local energy providers and grid operators on their way into a digital future. Smart grids, smart metering, virtual power plants, gateway administration, IoT solutions, submetering, customer (data) management and billing are the focus of the Util:IT showcase.