01 Aug '11, 1am

IT jobs moving to smart grid - the mother of all networks | Eco-Business

The growing energy sector has been a boon for engineers across the board as the world accelerates project development both in the traditional and renewables sectors. Many Electrical, Mechanical and SCADA engineers have moved into the energy sector successfully and have bright careers with an increasingly international flavour. The next wave of career change will be with the industry’s IT work. With so much effort being spent on increasing the efficiency of energy production there is now a focus on the efficiency of electrical grids. This is where IT experts can play their part in creating the innovative energy solutions necessary for generations to come. The smart grid sector is growing rapidly and set to grow even faster. This claim is backed up by a recent report from Specialists in Business Information (SBI), which predicts the smart grid market will grow to 171 billion...

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