The “Industry 4.0” (the fourth industrial revolution) is recognized as a new industrial step in which horizontal and vertical manufacturing progress combination and product connectivity may supply benefit producers to achieve higher technical achievement. However, especially in developing countries; limited information is known about how industries could meet the implementation possibilities of the Industry 4.0 associated technologies to achieve industrial production and performance. This paper briefly reviews and describes industry 4.0 and environment for modernization. The paper also discusses what are the current objections met by companies especially energy generator companies according to hydropower plant operators’ experiments. The paper offers an approach from strategic planning to operational level for the implementation of industry 4.0 for all manufacturers especially the energy sector. Also new opportunities, applications and scenarios examined by introducing the technologies and tools for Industry 4.0. Finally, it referred a conclusion and brief look of the future work.
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