About Paul da Cruz
Paul is the Global Business Development Director for Energy and Utilities at Atos. With 30 years’ experience, he has worked right across the value chain in nuclear, fossil and renewables. Paul has a deep understanding of transmission, distribution, trading and retail.
He has been the European Chair of the American Nuclear Society on ICHMI; a member of the Special Interest Group of the Institution of Engineering and Technology for Power Generation Control; a member of the organizing committee of PowerGrid Europe; and member of the Steering Group of the Institution of Nuclear Engineers of Great Britain.
Articles posted by Paul da Cruz
Long-term vision, short-term shocks: navigating the global energy crisis with digital solutions
It’s clear that the risks of maintaining a secure and affordable energy supply have been seriously exacerbated by the war in Ukraine. While the long-term vision for a decarbonized future remains the same, in the short term, there are shocks that governments, the energy industry and energy users must
Unlocking grid flexibility - Enable faster and safer renewable integration
With COP 26 in the headlines, Energy and Utility companies are right in the spotlight. Declared commitments to decarbonization by most world governments can only be met if Energy and Utility companies share in the fight against global warming. In terms of practical execution, the faster and safer integration of renewables; the move…
Frictionless working in energy & utilities: Enhancing employee experience for the field workforce
Keeping the lights on, keeping the water flowing. Maintaining business as usual during the pandemic has been critical for the E&U field workforce. Technology played an essential role by enabling new digitally distributed ways of working. In our sector we are seeing a great ‘digital divide,’ where companies that had…
What is COVID-19 teaching us about our energy in the future?
Following national lockdowns starting mid-March across many countries, operators of the most vital utilities – water, gas and electricity – have had to adapt their production and distribution activities to a whole new landscape. How to deliver uninterrupted service to customers, adjust to shifting/declining load patterns and provide bill relief for those…