Electricity 4.0: driving a sustainable future in a completely new electric world

FuturENERGY March-April 2020

Should 21st Century energy depend on 18th Century technology when we know that 80% of CO2 emissions are related to obsolete production and inefficient energy consumption? If we want to limit climate change to 1.5°C, the only option is to radically change how we consume and produce energy: in our buildings and cities, in our industries and throughout the entire infrastructure.

The sustainable future is electric and digital. Electricity is the most efficient energy and the best way to achieve decarbonisation, while digitisation brings new and far-reaching opportunities for efficiency. Within this context, we must electrify our world, continue to decarbonise electricity production, while making the most of the latest in digital technologies to radically increase energy efficiency…