IoT in Energy & Utilities

IoT in Energy & Utilities

IoB Insiders: Why are so-called ‘smart meters’ so very dumb?

IoB Insiders: Quocirca analyst Clive Longbottom discusses why many smart meters, currently being rolled out across the UK, are not all they're cracked up to be.  If you...

Kar-Tel partners with Cisco Jasper to deliver IoT in Kazakhstan

Telecoms operator Beeline Kazakhstan, also known as Kar-Tel, has partnered with Cisco Jasper in order to deliver IoT services. The telco, part of the Dutch...

Benton County, Tennessee, gets network to roll out smart meters

Benton County Electric System (BCES), which provides smart metering systems in Benton County, Northwest Tennessee, has solved its connectivity issues using technology from Inmarsat and...

Battery tech will power global smart grid ambitions

This week, the Energy Networks Association (ENA), which represents the distribution and transmission networks operators that deliver power to homes and businesses in the...

Security flaw in IoT solar equipment could disrupt Europe’s electricity grid

A Dutch security researcher claims to have found vulnerabilities in internet-connected solar panel equipment installed throughout Europe, which could potentially be exploited by hackers. Willem...

Silver Spring Networks to expand smart light platform across London

Silver Spring Networks, a company that provides smart grid solutions across the world, has announced it’s to expand its smart light platform in London. The...

Inmarsat research: skills gap threatens IoT innovation in energy sector

New research from satellite communications provider Inmarsat suggests that a skills gap in fields such as data security, analytical data science and technical support...

Honeywell adds Google Home integration for smart thermostats

Honeywell Home and Building Technologies, a subsidiary of industrial automation company Honeywell, has announced a new integration with Google Home for its connected home...

UK aims for world leadership in battery tech

The UK is looking to become a world leader and boost its expertise in battery technology through a new £246 million investment scheme announced...

Microsoft delves further into IoT with GLAS smart thermostat

Microsoft is delving further into the world of IoT and smart building technologies, via a partnership with Johnson Controls to introduce a new smart thermostat. The...

Shell joins digital twin initiative for offshore oil and gas assets

Oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) has become the first operator to sign up as a participant in a two-year digital twin...

Australia-based WaterGroup partners with Thinxtra on smart water monitoring

Australian smart water meter company WaterGroup has announced it has signed a five-year IoT connectivity partnership with local Sigfox provider Thinxtra. The company claims this...