Unicorn Systems (https://unicorn.com) has joined the LF Energy Project as a General member. Based in Prague, CZ, Unicorn uses a “software everywhere” philosophy to develop solutions for the global energy sector as well as banking, manufacturing, and trade. LF Energy is excited to have Unicorn as a member.
LF Energy folks will be presenting a two conferences this week.
Shuli Goodman, Executive Director for LF Energy, is on a panel discussion Wednesday at the IEPEC conference in Denver. The panel, titled Open Source Software and the New Energy Frontier, is moderated by Puget Sound Energy’s Michael Noreika and also features participants from VEIC and Sagewell. It will cover the ways open source has transformed other industries, the benefits and risks of open source business models, and common issues that open source is uniquely able to solve.
On September 18-20, the Horizon19 conference on clean economy targets and climate goals will take place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. With a community of several thousand stakeholders, Horizon19 represents an unprecedented opportunity for creating strategic partnerships that will merge customers, finance, technology, and markets into solutions for the clean economy. Horizon will gather 2000+ business leaders and key stakeholders to explore new market opportunities in the US and internationally and create new business partnerships and projects for the clean economy.
This is a final reminder that Loek Bakker, Corporate Information Management Office Head at TenneT, and Lucian Balea, R&D Program Director for Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) will join LF Energy’s Executive Director Shuli Goodman tomorrow for a live discussion about open source and its benefits and costs on the path to the energy transition.
The Open Smart Grid Platform was awarded the Environmental ICT Award 2014. The platform received credits for being the most innovative, sustainable and appealing ICT- product. This was presented by Nederland ICT, the sector organisation for Dutch ICT companies. We are very proud of this achievement! Verdict of the jury:
“Because of the open character of the platform, third parties are able to develop new and innovative applications. The concrete and large scale (IoT) implementation combined with the potential energy savings make the Open Smart Grid Platform a true winner of the Dutch ICT Environmental Award 2014.”
Read more (Dutch): http://www.nederlandict.nl/index.shtml?id=13615&ch=ICT