Accelerating AI Adoption to Accelerate the Energy Transition:
Building up an AI Center of Excellence in an Energy Utility
Like many regulated industries, the energy utilities industry often has a change-averse culture and is slow to adapt. At the same time, the energy industry is going through a massive shift in order to accommodate the transition to 100% renewable energy.
This talk will dive into the holistic approach that Elia Group took in establishing an AI Center of Excellence for accelerating the use of AI within the company, including:
– culture change: AI demystification and python and ML courses for citizen developers
– technological advancement: improving tooling for data scientists and citizen developers, infrastructure and best practices for ML in production
– partnerships and resources: establishing partnerships with expert organizations