Envision Plans to Launch Global Digital Hub in Singapore

2017-10-25 01:19 973

Seeks to accelerate energy transition and digitalization

SINGAPORE, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision, the world's leading renewable technology and energy IoT platform company, today announced a strategic plan to establish a new Global Digital Hub in Singapore.

The Global Digital Hub will house Envision's Global Digital R&D Centre and Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities business. It builds on Envision's existing global footprint of centres of excellence, currently located across Silicon Valley, Denmark, Germany, and China.

As a strategic investment of Envision, this digital hub would be aligned with Singapore's Smart Nation programme, by fostering local innovation activities and pursuing global technological and commercial excellence.

Envision Founder and CEO Lei Zhang said: "Envision was inspired by Singapore Smart Nation commitment. Our Global Digital innovation Hub will benefit from the smart city applications and talents developed here, and we can also provide a digital operating platform for smart city and stimulate IoT innovation ecosystem here.

The Hub will leverage EnOS™, Envision's energy IoT platform, to accelerate renewable energy and IoT technology innovations. EnOSis a smart, scalable and open platform that connects silo data and systems to enable the Internet of Things for Energy. EnOS is currently the world's largest energy IoT platform, which helps manage over 100GW of energy assets globally. It covers multiple business domains including wind power, solar PV systems, thermal power plants, EV and charging networks, storage batteries, smart grids, smart buildings, smart homes, smart cities, and intelligent electrical terminals. Envision is building an intelligent global energy ecosystem with EnOS™ by cooperating with the world's leading enterprises and strategically investing in companies.

Envision intends to hire more than 200 professionals involved in big data & analytics, machine learning & AI, IoT, security, project engineering as well as regional management in Singapore. It is designed to include a demonstration and training centre of global best practices and an accelerator programme. Building on Envision's start-up incubator programme that includes start-ups globally, Envision plans to create an accelerator programme to better support future applications and solutions.

Mr Chng Kai Fong, Managing Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board, said, "Envision's decision to establish its Global Digital Hub in Singapore is a strong testament to the attractiveness of our digital ecosystem and will support Singapore's vision to be the leading Asian clean energy hub. The investment will create more opportunities for businesses in Singapore including energy technology start-ups to work with Envision to harness digitalisation and develop innovative solutions in renewable energies and smart cities."

Envision is looking to work with partners to jointly explore and develop projects that help build the global energy ecosystem and create a sustainable future.  

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About Envision

Envision ( is one of the world's leading renewable technology pioneers. Envision is the second largest wind turbine manufacturer and the largest offshore wind power solution provider in China. Envision brings together energy industry expertise from around the world with its eight global technology innovation centres in Europe, the U.S., and China. Envision launched the EnOS™, the first-of-its-kind and the largest Energy IoT platform in the world, which helps manage over 100GW energy assets globally. Customers include North America's largest independent renewable energy operator, Pattern Energy, the largest power company in North America Duke Energy, the world's leading traditional energy company Shell Oil, the leading renewable energy developer China General Nuclear Power Group, and the leading solar energy service provider Trina Solar. Envision's mission is "to solve the challenges for a sustainable future for mankind".  Envision's goal is to perfectly connect the dynamic responses to downstream customer demands with the upstream renewable energy supply, by synergising the energy facilities of families, communities, factories, industrial parks and cities.

Source: Envision