Solar innovation is still very strong.
The costs and complications of data centers and the relative simplicity of the cloud have driven companies to infrastructure as a service providers for full or hybrid cloud architectures. By handing the upkeep over to a provider, businesses can focus their efforts on platforms, software, data and other IT priorities.
Ireland’s government announced a 2.3 million smart electricity and gas meter rollout over a multi-year period to all Irish consumers, in September last year. Work is set to commence in 2019.
Scientists at the University of Warwick report that they’ve discovered a new kind of photovoltaic effect.
Blockchain, artificial intelligence, drones and software are just some of the drivers that will change the face of energy in the next 12 months.