Transforming Transformers is a global series of events discussing the intersection of data and energy

Our inaugural conference occurred on June 4, 2019 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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Featured Articles

Trust & the Digital Transformation for Utilities: Executive Perspectives

A recent virtual event hosted by Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy featured Frank Calabria, CEO of Origin Energy in Australia and Paula Gold-Williams, President and CEO of CPS Energy in San Antonio, Texas. The two CEOs engaged  in a wide-ranging discussion on a number of challenges and opportunities now facing energy utility companies, moderated by […]

August 20, 2020

Navigating the Path to 100% Clean Electricity in California

By passing SB-100, California committed itself to attaining 100% carbon-free electricity by the year 2045. While that is an admirable goal, what is needed to actually get there? How realistic is this goal? These are some of the questions that experts in the energy field discussed at a panel discussion entitled “California’s SB-100: The Race […]

March 5, 2020

Perspectives on the Future of the Electrical Utility

As 2019 came to a close, two reports provided some insight into the future of the electric utility, 2020 Strategic Directions: Megatrends by Black & Veatch and In an accelerated energy transition, can US utilities fast-track transformation? by the GridWise Alliance and EY Global Services Ltd. (EY).  While focusing on different aspects, these two reports […]

March 5, 2020

Intelligent Efficiency: The Intersection of Digitalization & Energy Efficiency

smart buildings and smart communities continue to evolve, the intersection of data-driven solutions and energy efficiency—known as intelligent efficiency (IE)—has become an area of innovation growth.

November 11, 2019

Analysts corner

The reports and people analyzing the data-driven energy ecosystem

Utilities, don't compete with Amazon — online marketplaces must go beyond e-commerce platforms

Jessie Mehrhoff from Navigant Research gives some guidance on how utilities can better differentiate their online energy marketplaces.

March 27, 2020

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News of note

Solar industry should focus on virtual power plants, says DOE’s Jigar Shah

September 26, 2023

PV Magazine

NREL Research Finds the Right TEMPO for National Electric Vehicle Grid Planning

September 25, 2023


PJM plan for distributed energy aggregations would block virtual power plants: Tesla

September 25, 2023

Utility Dive

Eurelectric flags urgency to accelerate grid expansion and digitalisation to meet green goals

September 22, 2023

Smart Energy International

JinHua Power Supply Company of State Grid strikes balance through virtual power platforms

September 22, 2023

China Daily

SANS Survey Shows Drop in 2023 ICS/OT Security Budget

September 22, 2023

Security Week

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Featured Videos

EnergyTechSummit 2020 Keynote Florian Kolb: Energy Data – new oil or new bacon?

Florian Kolb, Chief Commercial Officer at Intertrust, gave a keynote at the EnergyTechSummit 2020 on how data has become the new “bacon” for the electrical energy industry, i.e. a key element to help solve some of its keys current and future challenges

December 2020

innogy’s Thomas Birr Opening Talk, Transforming Transformers 2019

Thomas Birr’s opening keynote at Transforming Transformers 19

June 2019

Intertrust’s CEO Talal Shamoon, Transforming Transformers 2019

Talal Shamoon’s opening keynote at Transforming Transformers 19

June 2019