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.

scada

RWE invests in Siemens’ new SCADA system to optimise renewables monitoring

Siemens is supplying RWE with its new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system Optime, to manage renewables assets in Europe.
smart electric meters

Shipments of smart electric meters in Europe to hit record level...

The annual shipments of smart electric meters in Europe will reach a record level in 2021, according to a new report issued by Berg Insight
energy as a service, metering services

Managed smart metering services to thrive

A new report reveals that the installed base of smart electricity and gas meters in Europe is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9% to reach 280.4 million units in 2025. The installed base in 2019 was 168.3 million.
enel smart grid

Enel selects Cisco as global technology partner

Enel and Cisco have extended their cooperation in the development of innovative digital solutions and services.
Saudi smart meters

Smart meter market revenue shrinks by $3.3 billion

COVID-19 disruptions will reduce the annual smart meter shipments in 2020 by 25%, according to a new report issued by ABI Research.
Itron energy infrastructure

Itron selects Accell as regional distributor in Latin America

Itron has partnered with Accell to expand its footprint in the Latin America smart grid market. Acell is now Itron’s regional partner and lead distributor.
machine learning

7 ground-breaking machine learning applications for utilities

Digital Transformation is an ongoing process for utilities today. However, to be successful they must focus on technologies that deliver the services customers want. Machine Learning offers enormous potential for utilities to discover more about their customers and for solving the common issues utilities face every day.
Saudi smart meters

Piedmont Electric upgrades metering and grid management with Landis+Gyr

Piedmont Electric has selected Landis+Gyr to upgrade its advanced metering and grid management infrastructure and technologies.
Geospatial Data

UK’s new Geospatial Data Strategy to support innovation

The UK Geospatial Data Strategy sets out key steps that will help to unlock the power of location data across land and sea.
smets 2

The UK pilots new SMETS 2 smart meter for business consumers

In the UK, Drax is partnering with theDCC, smart meter manufacturer EDMI and software firm UtiliGroup to pilot a new polyphaser SMETS 2 smart meter.

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