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How New Hardware Can Drastically Reduce the Power Consumption of Artificial Intelligence

In this contributed article, Diederik Verkest, Ph.D. from imec, points out that to make predictions, AI relies on the processing of large amounts of data, a process that takes a lot of energy. Imec develops solutions to drastically reduce that energy consumption. A new chip, in which these calculations are performed directly in the memory by means of analogue technology, is a major breakthrough in this field.

Why AI Is the Answer to Oil Spills

In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger discusses how AI may be the solution to preventing and responding to disasters like oil spills. AI can help prevent these disasters and improve responses if they do occur.

What You Should Know About Big Data and Energy Consumption in 2020

In this contributed article, front end developer Gary Stevens suggests that the future of big data in the energy industry is bright. Reducing energy consumption is a win-win situation for both companies and consumers, lowering costs as well as limiting environmental impact.

GE Introduces New Analytics to Advance Electric Grid Operations

GE (NYSE: GE) announced the availability of three new grid analytics that combine domain expertise with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to tackle pressing challenges in electric grid operations. The new portfolio uses data from across transmission and distribution networks to help achieve goals for operational efficiency.