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.

intelligent buildings

Canada: Broadband households and interests on smart home services

According to a study conducted by research firm Parks Associates, 12% of broadband households in Canada have a smart home device such as a...
IoT

IoT research: 4.5 Billion 802.15.4 mesh devices by 2023

Wireless mesh sensor network standards have made 802.15.4 the predominant networking technology for the Internet of Things, according to global IoT research firm ON...
Hawaiian Electric Company

Hawaiian Electric awarded for response to four-second control signals

The Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) has announced Hawaiian Electric Company as the winner of this year's Technology Pioneer award for successfully deploying its demand...
smets2

FLONIDAN smart gas meters receive CPA Certification for UK deployment

FLONIDAN, UniFlo SMETS2 smart gas meters were recently awarded the Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) certification, making the meters deployment-ready for utilities in the United...
WaterGroup

WaterGroup enters partnership to increase AMI penetration in Australia

In Australia, WaterGroup has partnered with HZ Metering to increase utilities smart meter adoption. WaterGroup, an integrated water savings company, will distribute HZ Metering's Network-ready...
Enel housing

ACEEE highlights energy impacts of smart home technologies

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) issued a whitepaper discussing the impact of smart home technologies on consumer energy use and...
CPUC PG&E

Annual storm drill highlights FPL ready for 2018 hurricane season

US utility Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) tested its readiness in responding to a storm with similar characteristics to that of Hurricane Wilma, which...
smart water metering market

Smart meters: South Korea records 19% decrease in water leaks

A rural county in South Korea completed a rollout of Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart water meters under efforts to modernise water billing processes. Gochang...
energy efficiency standards

IEC updates global standard for prepaid meters

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has revised a key international standard to enhance the security and functionality of prepaid meters and related systems. The revised...
hydrogen

Bullet train thinking: How Japan hopes to lead a global hydrogen...

Japan is throwing the full might of its innovative spirit behind the development of fuel cell technology in pursuit of becoming a world-leading hydrogen-based...

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