IoT in Energy & Utilities

IoT in Energy & Utilities

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...

Apple and GE Digital to bring industrial IoT apps to iOS

The advanced industrial predictive and analytics capabilities of General Electric's Predix IIoT platform will come to Apple’s iOS tomorrow, with the release of the...

Benefits of digitized power plants threatened by glacial progress

Consultancy giant Capgemini has revealed the findings of a report into the digitization of power plants. The study, featuring the views of 200 executives...

Future Grid aims to power up the Internet of Energy with...

In the Internet of Energy, data persistence matters when it comes to giving power generation companies insight into their IoT implementations, says Future Grid.  Open...

WaterGroup, Reekoh partner on water saving platform in Australia

Australian water-saving specialist WaterGroup is licensing an IoT integration platform from Reekoh in a multi-year deal. Reekoh’s IoT platform will be available for use...

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...