Exclusive: Vint Cerf previews ETS16

Internet pioneer talks smart grid, IoT and artificial intelligence Austin – Before the 2016 Energy Thought Summit starts tomorrow, Vint Cerf, Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist and Internet pioneer, previews key topics including smart grid technologies and artificial intelligence. Cerf will participate in ETS16 via a Google Hangouts-based Q&A beginning at 12:30 p.m. CST tomorrow. Standardization is key to the future of energy, Cerf explained. “We don’t have a coherent set of standards yet, so that still needs to be done. But the most important challenge for the energy industry is a lot of energy is going to be generated by the consumers with solar power and wind power so we have this really complicated system coming, which not only has centralized power generation but also distributed power generation. Making that…


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