The last fifty years of history have been marked by significant technological developments, especially in the fields of data and digitalization. However, these years have also seen a heated moral debate on the relationship between man and machine, emphasizing the concept of a “crisis.”
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However, if we were to see it with a different perspective, a crisis is an opportunity to bring forth hidden potentials, not only in an individual but also in an entire society.
It is crucial to develop the ability to observe, to learn, to discern, and position various elements related to development correctly. This involves adopting a different mindset towards artificial intelligence, machine learning techniques, and other technologies created and instructed by humans to enhance and simplify certain processes.
Let’s see what happens in the energy sector.
What about renewable energies?
The energy sector is no exception. Digitalization opens new horizons for management systems based on data analysis, increasingly efficient and requiring experts to interpret such sources and create complex algorithms. These algorithms aim to refine predictions for variable and more complex renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydro energy.
The digital world is built on numbers, and the more data collected, the more efficient it becomes. The models created today can predict well in advance which processes and operations will not function optimally or with an efficiency level below expectations. This aids companies in various maintenance operations, recalibration, and restoration interventions. These new technologies are leveraged to optimize and shorten processes, thanks to digitalization and data collection.
The new energy ecosystem
Since the 1970s, with the onset of oil crises, interest in renewable energy sources, particularly photovoltaic solar energy and wind energy, has developed more systematically. Technologies and materials for creating panels, for example, have evolved, becoming more efficient, affordable, and versatile.
As mentioned earlier, the energy ecosystem is evolving and increasing in complexity, requiring stakeholders and those operating within it to adapt rapidly with increasingly advanced tools. These tools include real-time data recording and storage, Internet of Things (IoT), analytics, cloud, and secure distributed infrastructures.
What are smart meters?
s-EM is a Software as a Service (SaaS) that monitors the real-time status of a solar installation, up to predictive activity. It is a solution that can be integrated into any type of installation, easy to use, intuitive in its operation, and suitable for any type of operator. It is available in standard or advanced diagnostics versions, it can be implemented with various plug-ins to add quality enhancements to your solar installation: solar plant power nowcast and forecast, predictive maintenance, drone data management, solar sensor check, satellite-based plant construction monitoring, self-consumption management.
h-EM is a Software as a Service (SaaS) that monitors the real-time status of a solar installation, up to predictive activity. It is a solution that can be integrated into any type of installation, easy to use, intuitive in its operation, and suitable for any type of operator. It is available in standard or advanced diagnostics versions, it can be implemented with various plug-ins to add quality enhancements to your solar installation: solar plant power nowcast and forecast, predictive maintenance, drone data management, solar sensor check, satellite-based plant construction monitoring, self-consumption management.
Balance is the answer to the complex moral and timeless dilemma: human or machine. Consciously embracing technologies, recognizing their benefits, and refining various models emerge as the key challenge for the contemporary human being.
Digitalization, with its vast data collection, has given rise to extraordinary analysis and decision support tools. These tools not only improve individual life but also transform entire communities, redefining roles and making humans active protagonists in energy production. This entails a different quality of responsibility, urging us to become proactive actors in shaping the world through our daily choices. In this way, modern humans can leverage technologies for collective good, becoming architects of a more aware and responsible future.
The entire article in Italian language published in the Nuova Atlantide magazine, click here to read.
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