Electricity 4.0 for smart energy
250 years of technology-driven revolutions towards smart energy
Industry 1.01The rise of technology in the 1750s, with the mechanisation of steam and waterpower, is commonly recognised as Industry 1.0.
Industry 2.02From the late 19th century, the world entered a new age of mass production that brought about the new chapter called Industry 2.0.
Industry 3.03In the 1950s, the development of silicone led to the proliferation of automation and electronics giving rise to Industry 3.0.
Industry 4.04The 21st century is the age of digital everywhere. Industry 4.0 is marked by the rise of smart machines fuelled by Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and cloud computing and AI.
Electricity 1.05In parallel, the electricity world has had its early pioneers such as Alessandro Volta and Michael Faraday who furthered research on the practical use of electricity. We consider this as 'Electricity 1.0'.
Electricity 2.06The end of the 19th century also stands for mass electrification with electrical light deployed at an industrial scale, through the introduction of power plants. This is the beginning of Electricity 2.0.
Electricity 3.07In the middle of the 20th century, the development of silicone facilitated the rise of early solar cells and solar panels, laying the groundwork for renewables. We call this Electricity 3.0.
Electricity 4.08The 21st century gave birth to a new world of electricity with the convergence of digital and electric at scale. This is what we call Electricity 4.0.
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