Our mission is contributing to the evolution, digitalisation, decentralisation and decarbonisation of the Energy Sector. This is done through an asset-driven approach, boosting a more efficient, open, inclusive, innovative and data-driven environment, and combining the most appropriate tools, platforms, and methodologies. This digitalisation beyond the expertise of traditional energy actors requires a trusted ICT provider driving the adoption of emerging and well-adopted ICT technologies, including IoT, Blockchain, AI, among other state-of-the-art technologies. This inclusion also demands adequate business cases to drive this innovation into a traditional sector.
The evolution of the Energy sector demands the coexistence of emerging and legacy solutions, standards for communication at device level, and preparation of the data to be analysed. Platforms should be designed to fit into the reality of the energy sector and be prepared for addressing challenges. In addition, the use of AI is essential to improve the forecasting, optimal scheduling, predictive maintenance, and automation of the sector.
To foster collaboration among different energy vectors such as power, gas, and heat, the FUSE Shuttle (Framework for Utilities and Services) has been developed with the aim to reduce integration problems, keep under control data sharing and interaction, and provide added value through advanced services using valorised data.
FUSE platform is the sector key asset. It is based on open standards/APIs to support interoperability, modularity, scalability, and, therefore, pave the way towards an inclusive energy ecosystem. Main challenges are: