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.

Itron

Itron acquisition in drive to innovation and growth in IoT

Itron, which specialises in technology and services dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, has announced that it has completed its acquisition...
smart mobility services

IOTA and ITIC to create global alliance of smart mobility testbeds

German-based non-profit organisation IOTA Foundation is partnering with US smart mobility testbed company International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC) to build a global alliance of...
fibre-optic cable

India lays cable for new and smart services

The fibre-grid project is being implemented in partnership with the Andra Pradesh State Fibernet Limited. Some 1,627km and 1,879km of the optic cable have...
Schneider Electric UK

5G to drive Internet of things and energy markets

According to Navigant Research, the ability of 5G networks to provide multi-spectrums and to be employed for multiple functions will help utility companies to...
EV charging UK

Smart parking market to witness 11% growth

Technology research company Technavio forecasts the global automated parking systems market to grow by more than 11% between 2017 and 2021. Technavio says trends in...
utilities

Proximus LoRaWAN IoT network expansion

Kerlink, a specialist and global leader in network solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced it will provide Proximus, an international...
water heater market

12% growth in global-interactive water heater market

Technology market research firm, Technavio, forecasts the global grid-interactive water heater market to grow by over 12% between 2017 and 2021. According to the study, the...
electric vehicles

The US and Dubai expand EV charging portfolios

In the US, Electrify America is partnering with SemaConnect, EV Connect and Greenlots to install more than 2,800 electric vehicle charging stations by June...
Fortum; NARROWBAND

Fortum announces completion of successful ‘proof of concept’ project

European energy provider, Fortum, has announced the completion of a successful proof of concept project with DigitalRoute, a data integration and data management company. According to a...
Amazon; IoT

Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, and PTC named leading IoT platform providers

A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 15 Internet of Things (IoT) platform providers, with Microsoft, Amazon, IBM,...

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