PRIME TECHNOLOGY

Smart meters break through the 100 million units a year barrier

Annual shipments of smart electricity meters exceeded 100 million units for the first time in 2017, whilst total meter shipments reached 170 million. With almost...
IoT applications

IoT: Consumer adoption and performance issues

A new study conducted by Opinium Research and commissioned by technology firm Dynatrace analyses consumer adoption of IoT applications and performance issues. The study is...
Kansai Electric Power

Predictive maintenance can unlock lower costs and better performance for African...

By Colin Beaney, Global Industry Director for Asset-intensive and Energy & Utilities at IFS African power utilities are evolving as they are unbundled into separate...
customer relationship

Upgrading your legacy systems-the gain outweighs the pain

 Introduction I have seen a number of companies that may not want to remain reliant on decades old legacy systems but are hesitant to make...
rate hikes

UK rate hikes continue: 1 million Scottish Power customers affected

Scottish Power has announced it will be hiking gas and electricity prices by 5.5% as of 1 June 2018. The average household standard tariff bill...
energy efficiency

Earth Hour Update: NEST fighting energy poverty with thermostat initiative

Nest Labs, Inc. architect of the thoughtful home, announced an initiative in January to help tack energy poverty. Together with government, non-profit and utility partners,...
MadIot, zigbee

MMB Networks joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

The Zigbee Alliance, a global association of companies creating, evolving, and promoting universal open standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that...
grid4c

US Survey names Washington Gas as top environmental utility champion

Washington Gas Light Company has been named a Top Utility Environmental Champion of 2018, according to a new Cogent Reports survey of utility customers...
SIM Market

SIM Market in 2017 increases 2.75% to 5.6 billion units

Data reported by SIMalliance shows that the collective SIM shipments of its members in 2017, which represented approximately 88% of the global SIM market,...
grid expansion

Puerto Rico update: Partnership to boost grid planning effort

The New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC) has entered into a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority...

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