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.

Xage; Cybersecurity technologies

Xage launches blockchain-protected security for IIoT

Former Apple executive and Topsy CEO Duncan Greatwood has joined Xage Security as CEO, and will be responsible for driving what is said to...
utilities

Top 2018 trends impacting the world’s power and energy footprint

According to power semiconductors firm, GaN Systems, challenges in the energy and power sector will be met by a wave of power systems designed...
China Mobile

Indirect investment to help China Mobile increase 4G subscribers

China Mobile will issue 50% of the subsidies to developers of narrow-band IoT modules and the other half to developers of 4G IoT modules. The...
wind energy market investments

Smart tech to save $11 trillion annually by 2022

ABI Research further states that the use of smart cities technologies in a typical smart mega city of the future with a population of...
telecommunications firm

Tunisia launches first IoT network

Telecommunications firm Ooredoo Tunisia, in partnership with French-based communications solutions firm, Sagemcom, have launched Tunisia’s first Internet of Things (IoT) network. The network will enable...
germany electric vehicle charging

Canada: EV charging corridor underway

ATCO, FLO, the Canadian Tire Corporation and the Natural Resources Canada have partnered to install three EV fast-charging stations in Calgary, Red Deer and...
AOT Energy

AOT Energy streamlines business processes

Global energy trading company, AOT Energy, has selected risk management software firm, Aspect Enterprise Solutions, to improve the efficiency of business transaction processes. AOT Energy...
smart city applications

New Zealand: Wellington replaces sodium vapour with LED models

The city council partnered with smart city applications firm Telensa to replace 18,000 sodium vapour streetlights through to June 2018. Telensa is installing its software...
Fortum; NARROWBAND

Australia pilots LoRAWAN AMI solution

In Australia, the LORAWAN network operator, National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo), has partnered with three water utilities to implement pilot programmes. NNNCo, City West Water,...
smart devices; smart home

Smart home revenue grows to $39.5 billion

According to a new report, global smart home platform revenue is expected to increase from $4.2 billion in 2017 to $39.5 billion in 2026. The...

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