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.

IoT security; regulation

Regulation and security of IoT devices key topic of conversation

It was reported by Law360 today that the "Democratic co-chair for the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus said that while public-private partnerships should facilitate, rather than...
Smart utility platform

Silver Spring’s smart utility efforts recognised in Asia-Pacific

According to a statement, the IoT communications solution provider has been recognised for deployments made of its IPv6 platform by water, electric and gas...
Energy Australia

Energy Australia employs analytics to cut churn

Energy Australia will employ data analytics to understand customer satisfaction regarding services provided, as well as predict how and when they will pay their...
biogas

Lighting a foothold into IoT deployments for cities

The Chicago department of transport has recently embarked on a $160 million smart street lighting project, utilising LED bulbs and IoT-connected devices which are...
smart communities

Elevating the understanding of smart city concepts will take time, new...

This is according to a survey conducted by global technology association CompTIA to understand consumer and government awareness and interest in smart communities. The study...
ERP systems

ERP and IoT integration is vital for industrial concerns

By their nature, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems utilise data from a range of functions, taking advantage of production information all the way across...
Smart city ICT infrastructure

New report forecasts 17% growth on global smart city ICT infrastructure...

According to findings of the research, factors including high demand for improved lifestyles and urbanisation is driving the need for smart cities. Moreover, rapid increases...
Delta Energy & Communications

US communications firm enter South Africa’s energy and internet sector

The Mzansi Digital Republic is a non-profit organisation whose focus is to extend internet connectivity to underserved communities. According to a statement, the non-profit...
smart streetlights project

Massachusetts city embarks on smart streetlights initiative

According to a local publication, the Massachusetts government, through the Energy and Environmental department, awarded the city with $283,000 to implement a smart streetlights...
Consumer awareness

Large share of US consumers positive about smart city technologies, survey

Power Energy Ovo is responsible for improving consumer awareness on energy efficiency and management. According to a statement, 75% of consumers in the US are...

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