This follows a landmark agreement between 195 nations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015.
As states and nations develop their pathways to this low carbon future, they remain challenged with supplying reliable and affordable energy and it’s interdependence with economic growth, prosperity and welfare – with the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook indicating that global energy demand could increase by 40 percent by 2030.
Digital transformation and the digitisation of infrastructure are key macro themes our clients see as both impacting their existing business, reshaping their business models, and driving them to innovate in a range of areas including: smart grids and meters; distributed generation; the deep penetration of renewables; the challenges of household generation and storage on existing networks and utilities.
The plethora of digitally enabled services and solutions being developed such as energy management, storage, peer-to-peer trading, virtual power stations, demand management and data analytics will also need consideration.
In striving to imagine what a better future looks like, where the customer is at the centre of an energy services market, not the end of a supply chain, we see three fundamental areas of change which reflect market dynamics and the fundamental shifts occurring within societies:
In response to the impact of these macro drivers the industry will need to focus on:
Because Aurecon works with clients across the full spectrum of the energy supply chain globally – from generation, transmission and distribution to retail – and engages with stakeholders from investors and technology providers through to communities and regulators, we’re in a unique position that touches each of the elements that will impact the transition to a low carbon energy economy.
We work collaboratively with our clients to add value throughout the entire lifecycle of their businesses and assets, from advisory through to operation and maintenance.
Our clients include world leading energy financiers and consortia, public and private sector utilities and independent energy producers and distributors as well as large industrial consumers of energy.
Using the latest digital project delivery techniques improves accuracy and provides greater context for the end user.
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