Milano/Italy, June 2017: The Italian widest Digital Innovation Competition awards BaxEnergy’s Large Scale IoT Monitoring System Project as outstanding example of a challenge turned into a success in the energy industry

 

BaxEnergy winner of the “Utility & Energy” special prize at the Digital360 Awards
From left to right: Danilo Sciacca, Sales Account, and Vincenzo Carbone, Commercial Director of Strategic BU, attending the closing ceremony of Digital360 Awards 2017 competition

The Digital360 Awards is the new ground-breaking achievement for BaxEnergy that comes out on top of the second edition of the Italian widest event dedicated to honour revolutionary projects in the field of digital transformation and open innovation.

More than 150 participants from the entire industry value chain have joined the competition, confronting themselves and presenting their initiatives, solutions and ideas to a jury of over 50 C-level executives representing the most prominent companies, utilities, banks as well as exponents from public administrations and private sector.

“The digital environment and the entrepreneurial innovation, which leverages on edge technologies, are experiencing a particular vibrant and significant moment in Italy that is fundamental to foster a pioneering spirit and a culture of best practices among all the actors of the industry market,” says Andrea Rangone, CEO of the Digital360 Group. Thus, innovation, replicability and scalability have been the key criteria at the basis of competition in order to reward those projects able to develop innovative platforms that make technology available in the most different areas of the daily life.

After an initial tough selection, only 28 finalist companies have attended the pitching session of June 7th, and on June 28th the closing ceremony in Milano the jury has awarded BaxEnergy as winner of the “Utility & Energy” special prize. The Large Scale IoT Monitoring System Project has been recognised as an outstanding implementation of the next-gen asset management and content delivery platform to keep developing innovation turned into technology provided to all the line of business.

BaxEnergy winner of the “Utility & Energy” special prize at the Digital360 Awards
BaxEnergy awarded as winner of the “Utility & Energy” special prize at the Digital360 Awards 2017 Competition

“It is a big honour for us to be awarded by a jury with such strong business acumen, international trade experience and cross-cultural expertise”, proudly affirms – during the ceremony – Mr. Vincenzo Carbone, BaxEnergy Commercial Director of Strategic Business Unit, who adds: “This is also a great accolade for our entire team that during these years has worked very hard and with great enthusiasm and passion to complete such complex and ambitious project, paying particular attention to each phase: from concept to design, from planning to developing and then delivering, supporting adoption and change management worldwide to thousands of users.”

Expressing his eagerness, Mr. Carbone continues saying: “By working in the pure spirit of Internet of Things, we have realised a unique Data-Bus acting as central concentrator and vector for all the data originating from thousands of power plants scattered around the World. Furthermore, being visionaries and looking at the new future shaped by the fast-evolving Industry 4.0, the platform we developed can be easily adopted in other sectors than in the Renewable Energy, opening up towards Industrial Systems and Infrastructures. Thanks to the digitalization of the entire industrial value chain, our solution is designed to change the traditional business management, while promoting connections and synergies among people, machines, facilities and services, enabling new opportunities in a distributed production environment.”

By riding the wave of the digital transformation and open innovation, for BaxEnergy the Digital360 Awards represents a Worldwide recognition of its high quality solutions that are bringing the energy industry to the height of Innovation and… the best is yet to come!

About BaxEnergy

BaxEnergy is dedicated to deliver innovative turnkey solutions to renewable energy players for complete visualization, data analysis and optimization of their power plants. The aim of the company is to make renewable energy easier, more efficient, affordable and secure, contributing to build a greener world for the benefit of present and future generations. BaxEnergy was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, with offices in Italy, Portugal and South Africa. For additional information about the company and service offers, please visit: www.baxenergy.com

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