5G is 90% more efficient per Mbps than legacy 4G but overall energy use is a concern and is set to be a key design factor in future 6G.
UK network operator UK Power Networks has been given the go ahead for a world first pilot of 5G connected smart substation operation.
Iliad Group invests almost 30% of its revenues to modernise its networks every year, making a total of nearly €7.5bn over the last 5 years.
Utilities should consider how solutions like AWS Wavelength and 5G could be essential to the operations of a highly DER-driven grid.
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The demand for smart meters is expected to grow by more than $8.5 billion in five years. To reach this potential, smart meter vendors must benefit from the latest industry breakthroughs to ensure 24/7 reliable connectivity, future-proof solutions, seamless lifecycle management — all this at contained operational costs.
The global market for direct current (DC) power systems will expand by 2.7% between 2019 and 2025, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Nokia has partnered with PGE Systemy to deploy a 5G-ready, industrial-grade private wireless solution, following the successful trial since April 2019.
At the helm of smart city projects are secure and resilient communication platforms, optimal utilisation of real-time data, effective planning.