ABOUT

Christoph Frei

Christoph is a council member of the Energy Web Foundation. He is also secretary general and CEO of the World Energy Council and a professor at the Swiss Federal Technical Institute in Lausanne. Christoph regularly stimulates board and strategy meetings for leading energy and technology companies around the world.

Prior to joining WEC in 2009, Christoph was a member of the Executive Council of the World Economic Forum and its senior director in charge of energy. In 2012, Christoph became a member of the high-level advisory group to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sustainable Energy for All.

Christoph received his Ph.D. in energy scenarios modeling and analysis from EPFL. He holds a diploma in electrical engineering and Masters in energy economics & management, econometrics, and applied ethics.

The Energy Web is an open-source, scalable blockchain platform specifically designed for the energy sector’s regulatory, operational, and market needs.

Latest Tweets

EWF's @DougJMillerJr is passionate about #energyblockchain because he believes ... it can help capture the full economic value of introducing millions of new #DERs to our electric grids during the #energytransition. Get to know him in our Q&A.
https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/four-questions-with-doug-miller-d25511b151fb

It appears this idea may be catching on! - "A British initiative is looking to ... dismiss the argument that #renewables could topple the grid — by using #distributedenergyresources for a black start."
@greentechmedia
https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/u-k-looks-into-whether-renewables-could-re-start-the-grid

If you want to learn more about the tech powering our recently announced proof ... of concept with Austrian Power Grid, take a look at last month's whitepaper on #EWDOS. We've developed a stack of both software & standards that makes #DER integration simple.
https://www.energyweb.org/2019/12/11/energy-web-foundation-announces-new-technology-roadmap-focused-on-decentralized-operating-system-to-accelerate-the-energy-transition/

Austrian Power Grid AG and @energywebx's #blockchain PoC for the energy sector ... could prove to be "one of the most valuable use cases of distributed ledger technology (#DLT) in the energy sector." https://hubs.ly/H0mH0p40

“We believe that a decentralized approach, combining both cutting-edge tech ... such as #blockchain and proven legacy IT systems for grid operation, is the future of power grids around the world." More on our proof of concept with APG from @LedgerInsights:
https://www.ledgerinsights.com/energy-blockchain-austrian-power-grid-electricity-transmission-network-ewf/

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