IoT in Energy & Utilities

IoT in Energy & Utilities

National Grid teams with Google DeepMind on power efficiency mission

The United Kingdom's National Grid, which connects households to their energy supply, is assessing the use of Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence (AI) technology to better...

San Diego to get $30 million smart city network

San Diego may be known for its vibrant tech start-up scene, but the city is set to become even smarter thanks to a new...

Stress testing the IoT bedsprings

No bed (or dog bed) manufacturer would dream of putting their bed frames and mattresses on sale without undertaking a prolonged stage of stress...

Q&A: Maria McKavanagh, COO, Green Running

Maria McKavanagh is chief operating officer at Green Running, the maker of Verv, a connected home device that monitors energy usage, with the goal...

Solar industry looks to drones for competitive edge

Drones are being used to help build and maintain solar farms around the world in the battle against climate change. The pressing need for renewable...

Vodafone claims to surpass 50 million IoT connections, but how useful...

British telecoms company Vodafone has claimed to be the first Internet of Things (IoT) mobile provider to surpass 50 million connections, but how useful are...

KMC Controls creates smart building apps with Kony development platform

Last month, US-based building automation provider KMC Controls announced it is using enterprise mobility company Kony's platform to develop applications that will make buildings smarter....

Energy: How ENEL is using IoT to embrace the ‘energy revolution’

Q&A Interview: Ernesto Ciorra, head of innovation and sustainability at ENEL, discusses what IoT steps ENEL has taken to date and its future plans...

Researchers create energy-efficient power converter for IoT

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered a new way to convert power that could increase the energy efficiency of IoT devices by...

IoB Insiders: What jobs do we want IoT to do?

IoB Insiders Tom Rebbeck, an analyst with Analysys Mason, tests current consumer Internet of Things (IoT) technologies against the theory of 'jobs to be done', to highlight...

Telefonica, Huawei & Kamstrup deploy smart water pilot in Chile

Telefonica, Huawei and Kamstrup have successfully deployed a smart water pilot project in Chile. It's the first instance in South America to combine real...

Energy: How Eneco transitioned from commodity provider to service provider with...

Fonger Ypma, head of the Smart Energy Lab at Eneco Smart Energy, discusses how the Internet of Things has the capacity to change the...