A recent survey by EPRI's Utility Blockchain Interest Group (UBIG) and Indigo Advisory Group details the intriguing perspectives of utilities and regional transmission operators (RTOs) on promising and nascent applications in the utility industry; protocols t; and the potential barriers, advantages and benefits of blockchain across the utility value chain.
Indigo authored a report for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) that features results and insights from a survey we conducted of 15 utilities and one regional transmission operator (RTO) across the US and Europe.
In order to assess the progress that blockchain has made in the energy and utilities industry to-date and to forecast activity for 2018 we compared number of startups, industry engagement and volume of consortia across various industries.
In this piece, we highlight global trends and vendor activity in the blockchain in energy and utilities space. We also highlight several key use case categories and developments.
Indigo has created a dedicated resource center for the application of blockchain technology in the energy and utilities industry. In this center you will find global energy blockchain activity, emerging use cases and startups that are deploying the technology.
How to create realistic business cases for utility asset monitoring and diagnostic centers that improve total up-time, reduce asset maintenance costs and improve overall asset health.
In this piece, we define a high-level framework for utilities to monetize their data and unlock the Utility Data as a Service ‘UDaaS’ opportunity through fee-based structures for value-added data services.
On November 1st, New York’s six investor owned utilities filed a joint plan on how they plan to transition to utilities of the future – see our insights and analysis on their roadmap.
The many lessons learned from large scale IoT deployments in the energy industry will serve other industries well -- by focusing on design thinking and detailed IoT use case analysis from the beginning, future deployments will see greater gains.
In our latest #indigoinsights infographic we explore the embryonic energy blockchain market, inclduing vendors, technology and emerging applications across generation, transmission, distribution and customer markets.
We explore the first five year distributed system implementation plans (DSIPs) under New York's REV proceedings and highlight the Utility of the Future. technology roadmaps that the power companies will be investing in.
Utilities are increasing their capital investments in new technologies and companies. In our Indigoinsights infographic we analyzed market and investment data dating back to 2013 to garner the latest trends and investment patterns by utilities and their venture arms.