IoT in Energy & Utilities

IoT in Energy & Utilities

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...

U-blox puts NB-IoT to the test in Brazil

Wireless comms specialist U-blox is field-testing new IoT networks in Brazil alongside Huawei, Vivo, CAS Tecnologia and PinMyPet. NB-IoT test networks have been set up...

SAP hopes to heat up IoT energy market with Centrica

German software giant SAP has high hopes for its SAP Leonardo product line. The company is using this new label in the hopes of...

MIT bootcamp participants develop flood prevention system

Students at an IoT bootcamp held at MIT have developed sensors that could help in forecasting flash floods and minimising the damage they cause. At...

Legal & General signs up to offer customers the Leakbot detector

Legal & General has become the third UK insurance provider to offer the LeakBot smart home device for detecting water leaks to its customers. It...