5G and IoT enable energy demand balancing for Fortum in Finland

5G and IoT enable energy demand balancing for Fortum in Finland

News | Ericsson in Finland and the country’s leading energy company, Fortum, have signed a contract to bring the power protection systems and related batteries from Ericsson’s datacenter in Kirkkonummi to help efficiently use energy supplies. Green energy has been a hot topic during recent years. To reduce CO2 emissions, consumers and utilities increasingly use renewable power sources, such as solar, wind, and biomass. But utilities face the challenge of maintaining stability of supply from weather-dependent and diverse generation sources. The need for renewable energy, smart demand management and advances in energy efficiency has led to that energy systems […]