“Fourth industrial revolution” shaping the energy grid for a low-carbon future

South Australian Treasurer and Energy Minister, Tom Koutsantonis has told energy policy makers and practitioners at Energy Networks 2016 this morning to “adapt, change, evolve”.

Basil Scarsella, CEO UK Power Networks and former chief executive of ETSA Utilities, highlighted the need for the energy grid to change its delivery systems to support local energy and microgrids – “community solutions”.

Mr Scarsella highlighted the importance of recent regulatory reforms in the United Kingdom to encourage more innovation and better customer services.