Thyssengas GmbH is a transmission system operator (TSO) for natural gas based in Dortmund. The company uses the EXXETA software products “Contract and Capacity” and “Nomination” from the MTS TSO Suite. Dr. Carsten Leder, head of the department for process development and fundamental issues at Thyssengas, has taken the time to answer EXXETA 3 questions on the general quality of IT solutions and the satisfaction of EXXETA software products.
Author: Mareike Kohlhoff
+++ Annual Report: Markets in Digital Change – The Federal Network Agency has presented its annual report for the year 2016 (German only) +++
+++ Position paper: 10 theses on sectoral coupling/ Sektorkopplung (German only) +++
+++ Save the date: Connect Ethereum to real IoT products – Summer camp in August 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany +++
+++ Report: Enhancing market coupling of SEE Region – This report provides a status of each country in South-East Europe together with a gap analysis about what legal and other elements are still missing and when they are expected to be in place +++
+++ Press release: Eneco Group invests in Next Kraftwerke – Dutch sustainable energy company Eneco Group has acquired a minority interest of 34% in Germany-based Next Kraftwerke, operator of one of the largest Virtual Power Plants in Europe +++
So far it is not possible to estimate the future impact and business models of Blockchain technology. On March 30 2017 two EXXETA colleagues traveled to Frankfurt/ Main to attend the BDEW Forum “Blockchain – an opportunity for the energy industry” to discuss with other participants on viable business models with the Blockchain technology in the energy industry.
+++ Save the date: Industry 4.0 and IoT Forum at CeBIT in Hannover +++
+++ Save the date: Annual Meeting Digitale Energiewirtschaft of Handelsblatt in Berlin 9th & 10th May 2017 (German only) +++
In the first part of our report on blockchain, we claimed that the blockchain is an innovative technology that allows users to perform direct, fast, and forgery-proof transactions. While there are already some wellknown commercial applications in the financial sector, the use of Blockchains in other sectors, such as energy has so far been limited to a few pilot projects.