Homesmart grid

The only way the planet will hit sustainability targets is through comprehensive electrification and digitisation of the energy market, and of society at large, reckons German tech giant Siemens. Consumption …

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The German Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) has a good definition of ‘smart grids’, which needs no embellishment. “The basic idea is that each device which is connected to …

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New Jersey-based Honeywell is a stalwart in smart energy systems, with focus particularly on industrial and enterprise solutions. It is proviidng managed smart grid services as a way for utilities …

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smart energy

  As part of the $5.3 billion initiative, the company aims to add more than 800,000 smart electric meters through 2023   Utility provider Ameren Missouri announced the company’s Smart …

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smart grid

  The U.S. firm will deploy its solutions for a Brazilian utility and four Costa Rican electricity cooperatives   U.S. firm Itron said Brazilian utility Elektro will deploy its Gen5 …

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Wi-SUN has been quietly succeeding in the smart utilities and smart cities markets as an alternative for low-power wide-area (LPWA) networking like LoRa and Sigfox. The open ‘wireless smart utility …

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smart grid

Nokia has been selected by Brazilian elelctricity distributor Elektro to deploy a private LTE network to power its smart grid, smart meters, and electric vehicles in the municipality of Atibaia, …

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Portland

  Nearly 20,000 customers will trial smart-home technologies including thermostats and water heaters   Portland General Electric has announced plans to file a proposal to carry out a smart grid …

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cyber threats

There was a time that physical attacks by one country on another occurred only during open war. In the past few decades, however, cyber attacks on critical infrastructure continue to …

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2G or 3G to LTE

For years, 2G and 3G networks have provided businesses with appropriate connectivity — and ROI — for IoT applications. However, the cellular connectivity landscape is changing, as 2G and 3G …

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