IoT in Energy & Utilities

IoT in Energy & Utilities

GE’s Maher Chebbo on the journey to a digitally transformed energy...

In an exclusive interview with Internet of Business, Maher Chebbo of General Electric discusses the company’s take on how digital transformation is shaking up...

Analysis: Machine learning has much to teach utilities companies

Machine learning techniques look set to transform the way that utilities companies predict customer usage and production capacity in the years ahead.  Utilities take note:...

Greenlots joins PG&E program to roll out EV chargers in California

Electric car charging specialist Greenlots is to take part in Californian utility PG&E's EV Charge Network as a services provider. Electric vehicles (EV) sales are...

Utilities tell their networks: “Smart grid, heal thyself”

As smart grids get smarter, utilities are increasingly looking for ways to enable them to diagnose and heal their own problems.  In early January, the...

SoCalGas invests in fiber optic technology for detecting gas leaks

Early warning sensors will help prevent pipeline damage from unauthorized construction work and detect leaks at Californian utility SoCalGas. Fiber optic technologies are playing an...

IDC: Worldwide spending on IoT to surpass $772 billion in 2018

Global spending on IoT in 2018 looks set to be up 15% on 2017's performance, say IDC analysts.  Global spending on IoT is set to...

Life of PI for OSIsoft as smart grids start to roar

OSIsoft has announced its new connector for integrating data from electricity substations with its IoT platform, PI System. Operational intelligence company OSIsoft has long...

Tesla Powerpack begins work on powering South Australia

The 100MW Tesla Powerpack, built by industry pioneers Tesla, has now been activated – allowing it to store energy produced by a nearby windfarm...

Water shortage in South Africa drives schools to adopt smart meters

Schools in South Africa are deploying smart water metering technology in a bid to tackle drought conditions.  South Africa's Western Cape is experiencing a serious...

Business Secretary Greg Clark MP announces new national battery facility for...

UK government minister Greg Clark makes major battery announcements at Internet of Business event. The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy...

Wireless charging ‘Forever Battery’ offers innovative AA battery replacement

The world’s first wireless charging alternative to AA batteries, from Ossia, dubbed the Cota ‘Forever Battery’, has earned a CES Innovation Award in the...

Battery-free Bluetooth tech from Wiliot one step closer to transforming IoT

In its latest investment round, fabless semiconductor start-up Wiliot has secured funding from Qualcomm Ventures and M Ventures that will help bring its battery-free...