ABOUT

Christoph Frei

Christoph is a partner at Emerald, leading the development of the Global Energy Transformation Alliance (GETalliance), an open innovation alliance with ambitious energy firms globally. Christoph is also a professor and advisor to the President of the Swiss Federal Technical Institute in Lausanne (EPFL) and a member of the Foundation Council of the Energy Web Foundation (EWF). Prior to joining Emerald, Christoph was CEO and Secretary General of the World Energy Council (WEC) for ten years and, before that, senior director and member of the Executive Council of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in charge of energy. Christoph received his PhD es sc. from EPFL. He holds a diploma in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in energy economics & management, a master’s degree in econometrics, and a master’s degree in applied ethics.

The Energy Web is accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by unleashing the potential of open-source, decentralized, digital technologies.

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Announcing our next speaker at Energy Innovation Days #EID21... @orioldevall of ... @energywebx on #blockchain and the #EnergyTransition. Get your free ticket now! #energy #innovation #eoninnovation

We need more of this: major power grid regulators like @californiapuc laying out... a clear roadmap to embrace and more fully tap the potential of decentralized energy technologies.

https://www.utilitydive.com/news/california-puc-unveils-draft-plan-for-forward-thinking-distributed-energy/603942/

As we @energywebx keep building and introducing new tech to support the ... #EnergyTransition, we now better understand how to integrate with and create practical integration pathways for existing IT systems that electric grid operators, utilities, etc. use. https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/pjm-eis-update-modernizing-a-legacy-u-s-rec-tracking-system-with-blockchain-based-technology-db0ad5a4f924

Our own @DougJMillerJr takes a fresh look at our work adding ... #blockchain-enhanced functionality to one of the world's largest #renewableenergy certificate (REC) tracking systems, with PJM-EIS, part of @pjminterconnect.

https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/pjm-eis-update-modernizing-a-legacy-u-s-rec-tracking-system-with-blockchain-based-technology-db0ad5a4f924

Innovation in #Digitalization and #blockchain for the #energy sector continues ... in South America, with the latest news coming out of Chile [in Spanish]:

https://es.cointelegraph.com/news/chilean-platform-dedicated-to-the-energy-environment-creates-a-working-group-to-talk-about-blockchain-technology-in-this-sector

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