The energy transition is driving a shift toward the increasing use of distributed energy resources (DERs). DERs are smaller power-generation resources, usually located on the consumer side, that provide energy...

In a couple of weeks, we will host the much-awaited annual CGI Central Market Debate. Now in its eighth year, the event brings together global energy experts and influencers to...

BY : Sjors Hijgenaar and Adriaan Bijl In an earlier blog post, we addressed blockchain energy dependency. This time we take a look at blockchain storage requirements. Indeed, blockchain’s distributed...

I recently visited the old Philips industrial complex in Eindhoven in the Netherlands. It’s where I was invited as a student, along with a group of other young engineers, for...

The European Union (EU) aims to become carbon neutral by 2050. This means pushing the envelope to find new and smarter ways to achieve this challenging climate change target. Are...

European Utility Week 2018: Top 5 takeaways and the call to ‘journey together’

Ansuman Patnaik
Ansuman Patnaik
2019-01-28

This ancient African proverb sums up, quite accurately, the sentiment at the recently concluded European Utility Week (EUW) 2018. Among the event’s numerous sessions and conversations on the low carbon...

Having your debt collections cake and eating it, too

Philip Skinner
Philip Skinner
2019-01-14

This CGI blog post discusses the ideal capabilities in a solution to modernize debt collections.

Having your debt collections cake and eating it, too

Philip Skinner
Philip Skinner
2019-01-14

This CGI blog post discusses the ideal capabilities in a solution to modernize debt collections.

Humanizing utility assets: A new approach to using assets to drive automation

peter warren
Peter Warren
2018-12-05

Instead of inanimate objects, utilities view their assets as “customers” with needs, a sense of urgency and an important role to play in the value chain.

Not all blockchains are created equal when it comes to energy consumption

Sjors Hijgenaar
Sjors Hijgenaar
2018-05-16

This blog shares how each blockchain/DLT platform has characteristics that support certain use cases better than others, and that require different levels of energy consumption.