Visit of 22nd Congress for Energies of the future
On 6th February 2018, Jan Richarz visited the 22 nd Congress for Energies of the Future of EnergieAgentur.NRW at the trade fair E-world energy & water in Essen. Under the motto North Rhine-Westphalia goes Energy 4.0, Federal Economics Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Federal Environment Minister Christina Schulze Föcking as well as author and blogger Sascha Lobo presented current developments in digitization in the energy sector from their perspectives.
In the afternoon the three forums Energetic startups introduce themselves, Integrated Energy in the digital industrial federal state NRW and energy 4.0: The energy system of the future is digital took place. Amongst others the topics digitization of the energy system and the use of the blockchain technology in energy-related issues were presented and discussed.