China to promote 5G applications in energy industry

China would step up efforts to further promote 5G applications in the energy industry, according to an implementation plan recently co-issued by China’s National Development and Reform Commission, National Energy Administration, Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
The plan places 5G as an important strategic resource and new infrastructure to support energy transformation with high speed, low latency and large connection capabilities.
The integration of 5G with various areas in the energy field would drive innovation in energy production and consumption modes, thus injecting vitality into energy revolution.
According to the plan, in the following three to five years, efforts will be made to expand a number of 5G application scenarios around smart power plant, smart grid, smart coal mine, smart oil and gas, comprehensive energy, intelligent manufacturing and construction, and to explore the building of replicable business models that can be easily rolled out…TO CONTINUE READING CLICK HERE

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