Open Minds and Open Source: Linux Foundation LF Energy Introduces Two Initiatives Designed to Reduce Carbon and Shift to Sustainable Energy

Published – Apr 2021

Building on its groundbreaking initiative, the Linux Foundation’s LF Energy announced it has introduced a Service-based Open-source Grid automation platform for Network Operation of the Future (SOGNO) and Power System Network Operations (PSNO) designed to advance energy automation and hardware virtualization.

The LF Energy project provides a 21st-century plan of action to solve climate change through open frameworks, reference architectures, and a support ecosystem of complementary projects, seeking to accelerate the energy transition of the world’s power and transportation systems through open-source technology.


Published – Apr 2021

The National Fire Protection Association reported that in 2018 that an estimated average of 4,200 home structure fires per year started with the ignition of natural gas.  These fires caused an average of 40 deaths per year.  The statistics, incident descriptions from NFPA publications, and reports from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) show that most major gas incidents involved some type of leak.


Published – Apr 2021

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is growing in size, sophistication, and sustainability, as billions of dollars of investment, are paying off for market leaders who for years have recognized the tremendous value of the data sensor-based systems generate, consume, and act upon.