Decision-makers developing their Industry 4.0 strategies must consider how to ensure their facilities stay running during electricity disruptions. One possibility is to explore automated smart power sources. Many companies already use numerous smart manufacturing solutions, so extending the technological upgrades to power makes sense.
Research in this area remains relatively new, so the ways to apply automation to a power supply are broad. Some efforts also relate to building automated products that make the electricity supply more efficient or reliable. Here’s a closer look at what’s possible.