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.

IoT in energy

Role of the IoT and AI in the digital transformation of...

Water utilities that traditionally enjoyed a monopoly in many regions with a captive customer base are compelled to evolve due to several factors, including regulatory policy changes, impacts of climate change, and increasing consumer expectations.v
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Enabling digital transformation

The success of the internet is largely due to a set of standards which define the internet protocol (IP). Prior to IP, communication systems required their own domains, each with unique protocols and infrastructure. The key advantage of IP is that it acts as a foundation for multiple communication systems to interoperate over the same domain.
utility digital twins

Global digital twins market expected to grow six-fold by 2026 says...

The global digital twin market in the utility industry is forecast to grow more than six-fold between now and 2026.
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Canada: Utilities amongst top spenders on digital transformation

Canada is expected to spend up to C$28 billion on digital transformation in 2020 despite the challenges presented by Coronavirus, according to IDC.

Gamification in energy

Gamification is the usage of game mechanics and game thinking in serious contexts. In the energy sector it can be used to inform participants about (smart) energy topics or to motivate customers to reach energy efficiency or demand response objectives in a playful manner.
cellular IoT

Utility sector remains largest market for cellular IoT modules

The utility sector comprises the largest end market in terms of the number of installed cellular IoT modules, according to Berg Insight.
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Dothan Utilities use single AMI network to simplify operations

The City of Dothan in the US state of Alabama has selected Aclara to deploy advanced metering infrastructure for its water and electric customers.
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Smart meters have limited impact on consumer energy usage reveals study

A new study released by the UK’s University of Keele states that smart meters have little impact on reducing consumer energy usage.

Webinar recording: Smart Metering – Adopt, Accelerate & Transform

This session facilitated deliberations amongst stakeholders, experts on the various opportunities, challenges of smart metering rollout including insights on investments, cybersecurity innovations whilst highlighting the way forward for DISCOMs to become smarter.

Webinar recording: Private LTE communications empowering North Sea wind farm

In this session, experts address the use cases and benefits that a wind farm operator is realising with their private LTE/5G network.

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