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№ 2019/3

Innovative transformations of the economic development


TIMCHENKO Oleksandr Mykolayovych1, NEBRAT Victorija Vasylivna2, LIR Victor Erikhovych3, BYKONIA Oleksandr Serhijovych4, DUBAS Yurij Volodymyrovych5

1State Institution \\"Institute for Economics and Forecasting, NAS of Ukraine\\"
2 State Institution \"Institute for Economics and Forecasting, NAS of Ukraine\"
3State Institution "Institute for Economics and Forecasting, NAS of Ukraine"
4State Institution "Institute for Economics and Forecasting, NAS of Ukraine"
5State Institution "Institute for Economics and Forecasting, NAS of Ukraine"

Organizational and economic determinants of digital energy development in Ukraine

Economy and forecasting 2019; 3:59-75https://doi.org/10.15407/econforecast2019.03.059


ABSTRACT ▼

This article concerns digitalization of the energy industry in Ukraine. The authors review the evolutionary aspect of the gradual convergence of ITC and energy technologies and identify the key features and trends in digital transformation of Ukrainian economy. The international experience and the emerging global cooperation in energy digitalization are analyzed. Overall, the energy digitization is discovered to be a universal trend among the most prominent economies despite different prerequisites, interests, and factors concerned. It is shown that the progress in the formation of the intelligent energy supply systems depends on a number of factors. Unique features of specific subtasks that arise during digital transformation of energy industry are analyzed.
The article proposes consideration of the technological platform as a business model for digital development of infrastructure industries. The authors analyze the European experience in the formation and development of technology platforms as a basic tool for implementing innovation policy, economic growth of strategically important industries and technological development of the European Union countries. The potential and role of technological platforms in the process of digitalization of energy are determined. A structure of technological platform suited for the formation and development of the intelligent energy system in Ukraine is proposed. The main tasks and priorities of functioning of the domestic technological platform in the process of digitalization of domestic energy are determined. An organizational and economic mechanism for the formation of the intellectual energy system of Ukraine is developed.

Keywords:digital energy, technological convergence, smart energy systems, ICT, technological platforms


JEL: L 50, O 32, O 33, Q 49

Article in English (pp. 59 - 75) DownloadDownloads :15

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