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.

Boras Elnat

Itron wins Boras Elnat – Swedish tender for grid modernisation

Boras Elnat will leverage Itron’s industrial IoT network to connect some 46,000 new smart electric meters.
mioty alliance

Alliance unveils next-gen LPWAN for smart cities and industrial IoT

The MIOTY Alliance has launched the software-based MIOTY technology in Germany.
IEEE standard

IEEE releases guidelines to address 5G and 6G challenges

The IEEE has released the IEEE International Network Generations Roadmap (INGR), First Edition guideline to address 5G challenges.
metering

Trilliant acquires Quadlogic multi-tenant panel and ANSI socket-based metering solutions

Trilliant Networks have acquired rights to Quadlogic’s multi-tenant panel and ANSI-based metering for Canada and international markets.
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CGI opens new innovation center in Montréal

CGI is pleased to announce the opening of a new innovation center in Montreal, showcasing CGI's cross-industry innovations with its clients from around the world.
smart water

Global smart water grid market to reach $22.2bn in 2020

The global smart water grid market to hit $22.2 billion in 2020 owing to increasing investments in IIoT solutions by utilities.
Smart lighting

Smart lighting to top $38 billion in the next 6 years

Research and Markets projects that the global smart lighting market size will reach an estimated $38.68 billion by 2026.
communications module

Virginia’s first-of-its-kind utility deal to connect 7k broadband customers

Dominion Energy and the Prince George Electric Cooperative have partnered to offer broadband connectivity to rural consumers.
utility meters

How smart utility meters help households make better choices

Smart utility meters are expected to completely replace older gas and electricity meters in a few years, although some people still have concerns around the global AMI penetration
ev charging

Avista Utilities transfers EV charging onto cloud platform

To ensure interoperability and avoid software lock-in, EV Connect and Avista Utilities have transitioned EV charging stations onto the EV Cloud platform.

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