eSmart Systems‘ Managing Director in Asia, Henrik Bache has signed the membership agreement for The Norwegian Energy Collaboratorium (NEC) in Singapore, together with Per Christer Lund, Science and Technology Counsellor at Innovation Norway Singapore and The Research Council of Norway.
The Norwegian Ambassador to Singapore, Mr Tormod C. Andresen, and Director of Innovation Norway, Singapore, Torunn Aas Taralrud all witnessed the signing.
NEC is a “platform for innovative collaboration” between Norwegian and Singaporean companies, research institutions and universities engaged in the energy markets in South East Asia. NEC is an initiative by Innovation Norway Singapore, the Research Council of Norway and Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University (ERI@N). The objective of NEC is thus to guide and support existing and “incoming” Norwegian energy companies to these markets through networking, internal collaboration and bridges to existing energy “eco-systems” of companies, institutions and government agencies in Singapore and other hubs in the region. NEC is a membership organization with several Norwegian companies, universities and research institutes on the member list, including Elkem/REC, DNV GL, Nordpool, eSmart Systems, NTNU and University of Oslo.
eSmart Systems develops digital intelligence for the energy industry and smart communities. The company is based on more than 20 years of international experience in establishing and operating knowledge based and leading IT and energy related companies targeting global markets.
Its platform is designed to handle Internet of Things, big data and analytics in real time. It gives grid operators insight into the distribution network, it makes it possible to trade energy in a local market, and it can be used to monitor air quality in a city. Common to all applications is large amounts of data from sensors, analysed using models for prediction and optimization. This results in completely new ways to visualize data, make decisions and save resources and costs.
Source: Henriette Forsetlund of eSmart Systems