IoT in Energy & Utilities

IoT in Energy & Utilities

Smart energy: Why vehicle-to-grid technology is on the move

There’s a lot to be said for using car batteries as temporary energy storage facilities, but significant barriers still stand in the way of...

WaveRoller energy: Why the sea is the world’s biggest battery

Electricity generating WaveRoller technology has two advantages that wind turbines lack: sea power and beauty. It brings far more local business benefits too, as...

IoT Security: How to fight attacks on health, energy, and transport

The health, energy, and transport sectors are among IoT-enabled systems at increasing risk of a cyber attack. But why is this, and what can...

Aerones creates drone to de-ice and service wind turbines

Malek Murison explains how a Latvian drone startup is repurposing consumer technology to provide critical infrastructure maintenance. Aerones made headlines last year when one of...

Group protects rainforest with recycled phones, machine learning

Rainforest Connection, a San Francisco-based non-profit organisation, is using recycled phones and Google’s open source machine learning framework, TensorFlow, to protect the rainforest. The group...

Electric car demand supercharges lithium-ion battery market. Positive news?

But questions remain around the supply of materials to make lithium-ion batteries, the resources needed to recycle/reuse them, and the carbon emissions associated with...

Volkswagen: €34bn to reinvent as electric, autonomous car maker

The Volkswagen Group has laid out an ambitious electric vehicle and autonomous driving roadmap, with 16 locations around the world now set to produce...

Oil spill detection enhanced by Norwegian IoT partnership

Two Norweigan companies, Miros and Ocean Visuals, have formed a partnership to combine their oil spill detection technologies. The deal will see the two companies...

Smart fridges to come out of cold in $342 billion boom

Increasing interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) could drive smart appliance revenues to over $342 billion worldwide, claims a new report. When analysts started...

IIoT security: How to secure the ‘Internet of Threats’, by IBM

Security has been an afterthought for many IoT applications, but the Internet of Things cannot simply be left to become the “Internet of Threats”,...