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Tag: Energy and Utilities

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...

GE to provide Enel with software for monitoring power plant assets

Predix deal between GE and Enel will initially focus on asset performance management in 14 power plants in Europe and Latin America. Last week, General...

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...

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...

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...

Business leaders find IoT economics “increasingly compelling”, says Verizon

When it comes to IoT and its role in digital transformation strategies, business leaders are sitting up and paying attention, says Verizon. Almost three quarters...

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...

Actility CEO: “We’re going where our customers ask us to go.”

Actility, a specialist in low-power, wide area network (LPWAN) connectivity for the IoT, is a company on the move. This year, it has announced projects...

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...

Smart thermostats gain traction in Europe and North America

The number of North American and European homes with smart thermostats grew by 67 percent to 10.1 million in 2016, according to a new...

IIoT ambitions give rise to thriving start-up scene, says CB Insights

Smart, connected devices make plenty of headlines in the consumer world, but the IoT is also transforming heavy industry – and, in the process, fostering a thriving start-up...