IOT

This topic provides insights about IoT systems used in energy-related equipment, such as utilities’ infrastructure, power meters, batteries, solar panels and chargers. From sensors monitoring room temperature to complex applications that control the energy use in an entire building, we note the increasingly disruptive role of IoT technology in smart cities, smart energy grids, grid management device management strategies and smart meter communication.  

residential IoT

The IoT platform dilemma

At the end of 2015, Gartner predicted that “Through 2018, 80% of IoT implementations will squander transformational opportunities by focusing on narrow...
E-ffiliates

R&D initiative at the water energy nexus welcomes American Water

American Water has joined the E-ffiliates initiative to enhance research and development of innovative solutions to address water and energy woes.
Three quarters of energy firms limiting connectivity development due to cyber threats

Cyber threats continue limiting IoT and 5G adoption, report

According to a new report from Osborne Clarke, data protection and privacy concerns in relation to GDPR regulations are slowing the adoption of IoT.
trends, utilities

Top five tech trends for utilities in 2019

As we move into what will undoubtedly be another year of disruption and innovation in the energy sector, Graeme Wright, chief technology...
gis systems

Utility streamlines business processes with GIS systems integration

In Canada, Alectra Utilities is merging four separate geographic information systems (GIS) into a single network. The second largest...
sunverge

Con Edison unveils unique residential smart energy pilot

US utility Con Edison has selected Sunverge to implement its integrated smart home, demand response, energy storage and clean energy initiative.
SECC

SECC reveals consumers’ top values related to energy

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) has announced the publication of the “Consumer Values: Moving the Needle on Engagement” report, an exploration of “selectively...
Griddy energy

Utility adds DR and smart home capabilities to wholesale offering

Wholesale electricity provider Griddy Energy has improved its operations by integrating its app with demand response and smart home capabilities. Griddy...
quadrant report

Landis+Gyr appears in Magic Quadrant for the fourth consecutive year

Landis+Gyr has been named a leader in meter data management by Gartner. The solution provider has been recognised by the...
Smart cities

Four ways utilities can shape smart cities’ success

Itron and Panasonic highlighted smart cities best practices during the 2018 Itron Utility Week held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nowadays, it seems everything on the planet has...

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