The Dutch company ElaadNL has published a proof of concept for an autonomous smart grid. This is based on IOTA’s tangle and fully balances the power requirements of all devices connected to the network.
Smart grids – meaning intelligent power grids – are the latest craze in the energy sector. Using large amounts of data, they optimally coordinate the generation, storage and consumption of electricity. Usually, a central control unit compensates for the power fluctuations in the power grid. The tech company ElaadNL has now marked a milestone on the way to the power grid of the future. The Dutch presented a proof of concept for an autonomous smart grid, which does not require central control.
Instead, their smart grid is completely autonomous, according to a press release from the company on Thursday, February 14th. This is…