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June 12, 2023

Snerpa Power and EDIH-IS Collaborate to drive Innovation in AI, HPC and Cybersecurity for the Electricity Market

Íris Baldursdóttir
CEO & Co-founder

We are very happy to announce an exciting collaboration between Snerpa Power and the European Digital Innovation Hub Iceland (EDIH-IS) and related National Competence Centers that aims to revolutionize the landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI), High Performance Computing (HPC), and cybersecurity solutions for the energy sector in Iceland and beyond.

Snerpa Power is forward thinking, focusing on smart, digital solutions. We are dedicated to exploring cutting-edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of innovation in the digital realm for the benefit of the energy system. The collaboration with EDIH-IS and NCC-for HPC&AI (NCC-IHPC) is an important step in our journey to further enhance our offerings and elevate our capabilities in the realm of AI-driven technologies and cybersecurity.

EDIH-IS, a member of the European Digital Innovation Hub network, brings a wealth of expertise, resources, and a collaborative ecosystem. EDIH-IS is comprised of the leading actors in the field of AI, HPC and Cybersecurity in Iceland, i.e. the University of Iceland, the Reykjavík University, Auðna - The National Tech Transfer Office, The National Research Institute (Rannís), Origo and Syndis. As Iceland's premier hub for digital innovation and infrastructure, they are instrumental in fostering a culture of technological advancement and empowering businesses to harness the full potential of digital technologies.

Snerpa Power is among the first SME´s to start the journey with EDIH-IS.

“We are incredibly proud that Snerpa Power was approved to get access to the unique services of EDIH-IS. This partnership exemplifies our commitment and ambition to sustainable and digital innovation in the electricity market for power intensive users of electricity.” says Íris Baldursdóttir, CEO of Snerpa Power.

“By leveraging the strengths of both organizations, we aim to drive positive change in the energy sector while aligning with the European Commission's vision of fostering digital transformation through European Digital Innovation Hubs.” says Sverrir Geirdal, Director of EDIH-IS.

This strategic collaboration aims to:

🔍 Develop and Test AI Concepts: With EDIH-IS's technical know-how and Snerpa Power's domain expertise, we will explore AI solutions tailored to the power sector's unique challenges. From predictive risks to optimizing electricity usage and trading, AI-driven applications hold immense potential for efficiency gains.

💻 High Performance Computing: The partnership will unlock new possibilities in High Performance Computing, empowering Snerpa Power to analyze vast datasets, conduct complex simulations, and expedite critical decision-making processes. This will enable us to optimize operations, maximize renewable energy efficiency, and streamline processes around electricity scheduling and ordering.

🛡️ Cybersecurity Advancements: Security remains a paramount concern in the digital age. EDIH-IS will collaborate with Snerpa Power to fortify our cybersecurity defenses and ensure that our infrastructure remains resilient against evolving threats. The joint effort will support us in building secure and trustworthy digital services for our customers.

Stay tuned as we embark on this transformative journey, combining the power of renewable energy with cutting-edge digital technologies. Together, Snerpa Power and EDIH-IS are ready to shape the future of AI, High Performance Computing, and cybersecurity in Iceland and pave the way for a smarter, greener, and safer world.

For more information about European Digital Innovation Hubs, please visit:

🔗https://european-digital-innovation-hubs.ec.europa.eu/home

🔗https://edih.is/

🔗https://ihpc.is/community/

Stay connected with us for further updates and breakthroughs in this exciting collaboration.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Íris Baldursdóttir, CEO, Snerpa Power
email: iris@snerpapower.com
phone: +354 856 9312

Morris Riedel, NCC IHPC
email: morris@hi.is
phone: +354 525 4000

About Snerpa Power:

Snerpa Power is a technology provider on a mission to transform the energy landscape through innovation, technology and an unwavering commitment to sustainability. Snerpa Power is committed to shaping a greener and more resilient energy system. Our software provides industries with an energy management system to reduce electricity cost, improve energy efficiency and actively contribute to a net zero energy system.  

About EDIH-IS:

European Digital Innovation Hub Iceland (EDIH-IS) is at the forefront of Iceland's digital transformation, providing vital support and expertise to businesses and organizations seeking to thrive in the digital age. EDIH-IS collaborates with SME´s to drive innovation and enhance competitiveness through advanced digital technologies.

About NCC -IHPC:

NCC Iceland is supporting the European Digital Innovation Hub of Iceland (EDIH-IS).

NCC Iceland is also engaged in closer collaboration with Audna – the Icelandic Technology Transfer office that in turn has also many industrial cooperations. NCC Iceland works on establishing a European Digital Innovation Hub (EDIH) in Iceland together with many other partners. NCC Iceland supports the HPC, AI or High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA) on-boarding of EDIH-IS clients.

We are incredibly proud that Snerpa Power was approved to get access to the unique services of EDIH-IS. This partnership exemplifies our commitment and ambition to sustainable and digital innovation in the electricity market for power intensive users of electricity

Íris Baldursdóttir
CEO & Co-founder
Íris Baldursdóttir
CEO & Co-founder

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