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Flying robots that can travel dozens of kilometres without stopping could be the next big thing for power companies.
US utilities are looking hard at their cyber vulnerabilities and whether they can get insurance to cover what could be a multi-billion dollar loss after hackers cut electric power to more than 80,000 Ukrainians last month.
Russian hackers gained access to the networks of US electric utilities last year, which could have allowed them to cause blackouts, according to federal government officials, who said the campaign is likely continuing, The Wall Street Journal reported on July 23.
European utilities are having to speed up the adoption of new technologies as the coronavirus crisis forces them to use software, not people, to steer critical infrastructure including plants and grids
Last November, Felix Lindner came very close to shutting down the power supply of Ettlingen, a town of almost 40,000 people in the south of Germany.
As tropical storm Barry roared ashore in Louisiana last month, Entergy Corp monitored the electric grid using airwaves that have long been reserved for utilities and first responders.
A Greenpeace report charged utilities with hampering efforts to use renewable energy to power data centers needed for services hosted in the cloud.
Utilities can increase their efficiency by using more artificial intelligence (AI) technology, such as software to predict demand swings in the power grid or to control home appliances, consultancy Roland Berger said.
German utilities are likely to partner with automakers to tap into a 1bil euro (RM4.56bil) government incentive scheme for electric cars.