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Editorial

Transforming the Energy Sector: Addressing Key Challenges through Generative AI, Digital Twins, AI, Data Science and Analysis

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  • @ARTICLE{10.4108/ew.4825,
        author={Praveen Tomar and Veena Grover},
        title={Transforming the Energy Sector: Addressing Key Challenges through Generative AI, Digital Twins, AI, Data Science and Analysis},
        journal={EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web},
        volume={10},
        number={1},
        publisher={EAI},
        journal_a={EW},
        year={2024},
        month={1},
        keywords={Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Climate Change, Energy Sector},
        doi={10.4108/ew.4825}
    }
    
  • Praveen Tomar
    Veena Grover
    Year: 2024
    Transforming the Energy Sector: Addressing Key Challenges through Generative AI, Digital Twins, AI, Data Science and Analysis
    EW
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/ew.4825
Praveen Tomar1,*, Veena Grover2
  • 1: Office of Gas and Electricity Markets
  • 2: Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology
*Contact email: praveentomar12@gmail.com

Abstract

The energy sector, both in the UK and globally, faces significant challenges in the pursuit of sustainability and efficient resource utilization. Climate change, resource depletion, and the need for decarbonization demand innovative solutions. This analytical research paper examines the key challenges in the energy sector and explores how generative AI, digital twins, AI, and data science can play a transformative role in addressing these challenges. By leveraging advanced technologies and data-driven approaches, the energy sector can achieve greater efficiency, optimize operations, and facilitate informed decision-making. Artificial Intelligence (AI) involves replicating human-like intelligence in machines, enabling them to execute tasks that typically demand human cognitive capabilities like perception, reasoning, learning, and problem[1]solving. AI encompasses various methodologies and technologies, such as machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision, and robotics. Its adoption in the energy sector carries significant promise for addressing critical concerns and revolutionizing the industry. An overarching challenge in the energy sector revolves around enhancing energy efficiency, and AI emerges as a pivotal tool for optimizing energy utilization and curbing wastage. By analyzing vast amounts of data from various sources such as sensors, smart meters, and historical energy consumption patterns, AI algorithms can identify patterns and anomalies that humans may not detect. This enables the development of predictive models and algorithms that optimize energy consumption, leading to significant energy savings.