IBM has unveiled its Energy & Utilities Solutions Lab (E&U Solutions Lab) in Beijing, where IBM will bring together advanced analytics skills, industry-specific offerings and best practices to make energy and utility networks safer, more efficient and smarter.
The E&U Solutions Lab will focus on developing solutions based on the needs of the energy and utility industries. Located in the IBM China Development Labs, the E&U Solutions Lab will consist of a team of developers, IT architects and subject matter experts, who will work with business partners and utilities, as well as with experts in IBM Research Labs and Development Labs in China and beyond.
‘Our strategic collaboration with China to develop utility solutions that meet the unique energy demands in China will benefit the industry not only here, but also in countries around the world,’ says Matt Wang, vice president of China Development Labs for IBM.Â Â
In addition to creating a distribution network planning platform, development projects in the E&U Solutions Lab will focus on wind and solar monitoring, and power grid integration. This solution, developed on IBM software products, can help forecast Power output through weather forecasting and data analytics, as well as the wind farm centralized operational system, according to the company.Â