Kassel. The new GASWINNER issue is online - and the topic of technological change runs through the entire issue. Blockchain technology is producing new business models – and putting established models to the test. The cover story of the latest issue of GASWINNER explains how this will lead to more efficiency and lower prices. At does, however, also highlights how the new model would change the role of energy suppliers, and the risks it entails for supply security.
Municipal utilities report on what they hope to gain from the conversion to digital electricity meters, which got underway in 2017, and how smart meters should also benefit the consumer. In addition, projects are presented that are driving forward the energy transition with the aid of intelligent technologies such as cloud computing.