IOT

News and insights about IoT systems used in energy-related equipment, such as utilities’ infrastructure, power meters, energy storage batteries, solar panels and device 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.

Big trends driving connected energy and the future of utilities

Episode Summary What role is technology playing when it comes to accelerating the energy transition and innovation? In this...
smart city

Smart, hyperconnected cities: environmental and financial benefits

At the helm of smart city projects are secure and resilient communication platforms, optimal utilisation of real-time data, effective planning.
it

How to achieve IT and OT convergence with unified management

Ulrich Schälling, head of business line networks, FNT Software, writes about the evolving IT/OT positioning in utilities and the importance of unified...
cloud technologies

Cloudy skies ahead for utilities

Brian Bradford looks at how utilities are optimising their customer engagement using cloud computing, plus other factors driving utilities to adopt cloud...
advanced metering

AMI penetration in Africa: a comparison with global progress

This article looks at the adoption of advanced metering infrastructure in Africa and explores factors driving and hindering rollout of the technology as well as how the solution is helping utilities in the region to address critical energy challenges.
Distributech 2020

DISTRIBUTECH 2020 post-event wrap

On the day before DISTRIBUTECH International’s official kick-off, utilities across the United States were recognised at the pre-event day for their best practices in consumer engagement.
gas meter market

From slow burn to quick-fire: Why the gas meter industry is...

With over 800 million smart meters installed worldwide across electricity, water and gas, it’s fair to say the smart meter movement is...
5g

The new source of capacity – 5G in utilities in 2020...

Utilities can construct their own private 5G networks, interworked with infrastructure operated by telecommunications service providers.
hybrid

A hybrid world

In a rapidly evolving world, the term ‘hybrid’ is becoming part of our daily lives. The cars we drive are becoming hybrid; relying on a dual source of energy (electricity/gas) to offer reliability and efficiency.
hk electric

Hong Kong utility selects Landis+Gyr for grid optimisation

HK Electric has partnered with Landis+Gyr to optimize the operations of its grid network.

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