It has been several years since commercial products with ‘added digital performance’ aiming to revolutionize the power industry first began to emerge in the marketplace. Efforts directed towards energy efficiency and power consumption are now more strategic than ever, and the debate around how “digital power” will change the face of the world is intense. Thousand of papers explain the details and laud the benefits of implementing digital power technology. However, a certain market perception gives the feeling that behind the noise generated by the media, digital power has not progressed as quickly as expected. This paper examines whether this perception is inaccurate or if it in fact reflects reality.