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.

farcross

Four EU utilities to deploy advanced energy transmission line monitoring

Four FARCROSS utility participants in Hungary, Greece, Slovenia and Austria to deploy advanced sensors for transmission line monitoring.
communications module

Itron launches next-gen RF communications module for utilities in EMEA

Itron has launched its Cyble 5 communications module for utilities and cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Statkraft

Emerging platform business models disrupting utilities

n this episode Steffen Funck from Statkraft Ventures GmbH shares his insights on the platform business model and how it is changing utility strategies and mindsets.
Greece

Greece unveils €500m investment scheme to strengthen innovation

EIB launched a €500 million scheme to strengthen innovation, competitiveness and entrepreneurship in Greece over the next four years.
smart cities

2020 winners for Smart Cities North America Awards named

IDC has named the winners of its third annual Smart Cities North America Awards.
solar pv market

Huawei presents top 10 solar PV market trends

Huawei has released its predicts within the renewable energy and solar PV market through 2025.
5G, Telefonica Deutschland

Ed’s note: Corona, 5G and F.O.G

Last week we considered some of the impacts of the virus on the power sector in the long term, and this week, I’d like to consider some additional news related to the outbreak.

Greenbird’s energy ecosystem expands it’s community of leading-edge tech companies

Greenbird is joining forces with a new partner, Enersis. Greenbird’s data integration capabilities, combined with Enersis’ Digital Twin and Data Analytics expertise will work together to accelerate digital transformation in the energy sector.
stockholm

The City of Stockholm selects Itron to deploy intelligent streetlights

Itron has signed a contract with the City of Stockholm to deploy its smart city central management software, Streetlight.Vision
electric grid

New partnership to revolutionise the grid through blockchain

The companies will work together to securely track, trace, and trade energy using blockchain technologies to optimise the electric grid.

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