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.

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Larsen & Toubro places order for 5,000 CyanConnode smart meters

UK-based narrowband RF mesh network firm CyanConnode has won an order for provision of 5,000 smart meters from India’s Larsen & Toubro. CyanConnode will provide...
smart home

Memorandum of Cooperation to accelerate smart city development in China

The Global Future Cities Alliance (GFCA) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with China Association of Trade in Services (CATIS) to accelerate smart city development in China. CATIS...
ESVAGT

Italian giant employs drone tech. for plant inspection

Enel unveiled the use of drones to support the operation, maintenance and protection of its Torrevaldaliga Nord power plant in Civitavecchia, Rome. The utility partnered...
asia-pacific

Smart meters: Texas utility board eyes 1.5% reduction in energy use

The Kerrville Public Utility Board (KPUD) has plans to install an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system to modernise its electric meter billing processes. Tommy Nylec,...
ev batteries

Enel X to enable EV charging in 227 Italian municipalities

Enel X has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Association of Orange Flag Municipalities to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in...
Saudi smart meters

LP&L takes serious step on smart meter rollout

Lubbock Power & Light (LP&L) has announced its plan to install smart meters under efforts to modernise its energy infrastructure. LP&L, the third largest municipal...
V2G chargers

V2G chargers market to record 50% growth between 2018 and 2022

Energy market research firm Technavio forecasts the global vehicle to grid (V2G) chargers market to grow by over 50% between 2018 and 2022. Factors driving...
Chicopee City

Chicopee City to install 16,200 smart electric and water meters

Chicopee City Council in the US state of Massachusetts has voted to replace aging water meters with smart models. The city will replace 16,200 analog...
energy center

DEWA and 3M cooperate in R&D and disruptive innovation

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with research and development firm 3M to keep pace with the...
Pacific Power

Pacific Power turns AMI focus to Jackson county

US utility Pacific Power is set to start installation of smart meters in Jackson County. The utility will install 88,000 smart meters in Butte Falls,...

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