Smart bus stop promises Singapore commuters cooler waiting time

A trial smart bus stop that promises commuters a cooler and more comfortable wait was launched today outside Plaza Singapura in Orchard Road, Singapore. According...
Smart Neighbourhood

Mercedez Benz to participate in Atlanta Smart Neighbourhood project

US utility Georgia Power and homebuilding firm PulteGroup have announced their partnership with innovation companies including Mercedez Benz and Sunverge Corporation in their Smart...
AI

DEWA revolutionises customer service with new AI platform

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) platform called Rammas, a Google service designed to answer customer’s questions. Rammas...
puget sound energy

Itron signs seven-year contract renewal with Florida Power

US utility Florida Power & Light has signed a seven-year contract renewal with Itron, owners of Silver Spring Networks. The signed contract includes continued provision...
Japan

Japan commits to large scale decarbonisation

The global shift towards becoming a decarbonised economy has prompted Japan to get ahead of the renewables curve. The Japanese government has set an ambitious...
World Bank

World Bank: Big data for economic growth in developing countries

The World Bank Group is set to partner with mobile network operators through the GSMA to make use of big data acquired from the...
excel energy

ESB Networks receives two awards for smart grid research

Irish utility ESB Networks has received two awards for improving its customer services and operations through smart grid adoption. The energy provider to 2.3 million...
Lethbridge Electric Utility

Volt/Var optimisation expands footprint in Canada

Lethbridge Electric Utility of Alberta in Canada has selected Volt/Var optimisation technology firm DVI to enhance energy efficiency and lower customer bills without the...
distributed generation

Nokia and Orange prepare for 4G services in West and Central...

Nokia has partnered with telecommunications operator Orange Middle East & Africa to prepare for the launch of 4G services in seven African countries. The two...

ecobee Closes $61 million funding round to boost smart home intelligence

ecobee Inc. has announced that it closed on a $61 million ($80 million CAD) Series C funding round led by Energy Impact Partners, followed...

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