Deutsche Telekom’s smart home platform grows to over 40 partners and adds energy-saving products

Deutsche Telekom has welcomed five new partners to its QIVICON smart home platform; Smappee, Plugwise, Grünspar, E WIE EINFACH and Stadtwerke Karlsruhe.

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Analog Devices and Renesas wireless communications platform achieves Wi-SUN Alliance certification

Analog Devices, Inc. and Renesas Electronics Corporation announced that a co-developed wireless communications platform received Echonet Lite Profile Certification from the Wi-SUN Alliance.

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M2M smart services management platform acts as new gateway to energy monitoring system

(European Utility Week, Amsterdam preview) — To identify energy saving opportunities, companies first need to have a detailed view of their energy consumption within a facility or group of facilities. EpiSensor provides a wireless energy monitoring system for this task. The system includes ZigBee connected sensors and an enterprise-class energy monitoring gateway, which runs on

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Proprietary wireless technologies: do they still have a place in home automation?

A new study from IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS, projects that just 10 per cent of the smart home nodes that will be deployed during the period 2010 to 2017 will include proprietary wireless technologies

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Need for Utilities to meet consumer expectations with energy saving programmes

Pike Research’s just published Smart Grid Consumer Survey indicates that U.S. consumers have fairly realistic – or perhaps optimistic – expectations when it comes to saving money on their electric bills

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Smart Home Workshop

Event date: 11th September 2012 Heidelberg, Germany HGI, which is shaping the way that services are delivered in the digital home, is hosting a Workshop for companies involved in the German and European Smart Homes industry on 11 September in Heidelberg, Germany. 

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Mobily and Pacific Controls team up to offer M2M smart solutions

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), telecommunications company in Saudi Arabia, and Pacific Controls, global provider of ICT-enabled managed services and converged engineering solutions for buildings and infrastructure projects, have announced the signing of a partnership agreement to jointly offer machine-to-machine (M2M) Energy Management solutions for vertical industry sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Deutsche Telekom extends its SaaS portfolio to include SAP for Utilities

Bonn, Germany. 28 September, 2011 — Deutsche Telekom has extended its Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio to include the SAP system, ‘SAP for Utilities’. Energy providers, the housing sector, and meter operators can now lease hardware and software for all processes at a fixed monthly price per meter

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Intel India to add 20 new partners next year in energy management drive

According to Bangalore-based Business Line, Intel India plans to add 20 new partners in the country next year to its energy management drive. This project is designed to help homes, commercial establishments and industries reduce power consumption.

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Putting the ‘Smart’ into Smart Grid

The need for the change toward ‘smart’ utility services is clear. The UK’s electricity delivery system or ‘grid’ was built when energy was relatively inexpensive and, while minor upgrades have been made to meet increasing demand,

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Home energy management systems to take off in 2014

Shipments of home energy management systems (HEMS) are expected to accelerate rapidly from 2014, according ABI Research.

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