Smart meter focus slows adoption of innovations to help consumers with their energy bills, says CEO

(BLOG) Woodbridge, UK:  The energy industry is missing a major opportunity to transform the energy market for consumers now that UK smart meter roll out has been delayed. So says Chris Saunders (pictured), CEO of Navetas, who today speaks out for homeowners.

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Top level smart energy experts from leading utilities in CEE to gather in Prague on 14-15 May

Smart Utilities Central and Eastern Europe 2013, taking place on 14-15 May in Prague, Czech Republic, delivers detailed insight into a multitude of exciting projects currently taking place. These case studies will share information on modes of operation, innovation, practices deployed and key lessons learnt.

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Smart Utilities Central and Eastern Europe 2013

Event date: May 14–15, 2013 Prague, Czech Republic Smart Utilities Central and Eastern Europe 2013, taking place on 14-15 May in Prague, Czech Republic, delivers detailed insight into a multitude of exciting projects currently taking place.

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Sensinode offers free trial of NanoService™ for 'efficient end-to-end Web applications'

Oulu, Finland. August 14, 2012 –- Sensinode Ltd, a provider of software that powers the Internet of Things, is offering a free trial version of its NanoService™ software, a scalable, end-to-end solution for M2M. NanoService™ is designed to enable rapid deployment of challenging M2M systems by providing efficient M2M data management

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Smart Energy: Consumers can learn to love their service

BLOG: August 14, 2012 — The relationship between UK energy suppliers and their customers is probably at one of its lowest points since the privatisation of the energy industry, writes Darrin Hill (pictured), an energy expert at PA Consulting Group.

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Telit attains Zigbee Pro and Smart Energy certification

Telit Wireless Solutions,a global vendor of machine-to-machine modules and value-added services, announced the achievement of Zigbee PRO and Smart Energy software certification.

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Telefónica awarded large M2M win by G4S as Visa Europe named preferred mobile payments partner

London, UK. 06 July 2012 – Telefónica, which operates under the O2 brand in the UK, has agreed to further extend the partnership with G4S Utility Services (G4S) a leading international security solutions group and one of the UK’s major smart meter operations service providers.

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Smart energy-saving plug can be remotely powered on and off by text message

Energenie, a specialist manufacturer of smart energy saving and power management products, has launched the Remote GSM Controlled Power Socket – letting users remotely control power their plugs via a mobile phone.

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Smart retail energy technology to improve performance and reduce costs across the customer lifecycle

Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) has announced the availability of the Convergys Smart Retail Energy Solution, a next-generation billing and customer care offering for retail energy providers.

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BT expects to cut energy bills by £13 million a year with smart meters and energy system

BT expects to shave £13 million a year off its energy bills, and reduce its carbon footprint by five per cent, by introducing smart meters and a smart energy management and control system across thousands of its offices, telephone exchanges and data centres.

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Sensinode creates platform for rapid development and management of challenging M2M apps

Oulu, Finland – Software provider, Sensinode Ltd, has released its NanoService™ Platform, a new scalable, back-end management platform. It is designed to enable the rapid deployment of challenging M2M systems by providing efficient management of nodes and their resources,

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Zigbee kit aids smart meter design

Renesas Electronics and its alliance partner And Technology Research have announced a complete Zigbee Pro module-based design kit that includes the Smart Energy1.1 profile.

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Telekom Austria Group delivers promised new M2M company

Vienna, Austria: As first reported by M2M Now on July 7th, 2011, the Telekom Austria Group has set up a new subsidiary company in the M2M field. The new company, the Telekom Austria Group M2M GmbH, acts as

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Expert Opinion: Flexibility is the key to smart energy billing

Energy providers are facing numerous billing and charging challenges. In increasingly competitive energy markets, providers need to offer pre-paid and post-paid billing, timed tariffs, and load-sensitive pricing

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European Utility Week 2014

Event date: November 4-6, 2014 Amsterdam Taking place over three full days, European Utility Week 2014 is the largest and most comprehensive smart energy event of the year.

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Zigbee Pro module enables smart energy and home automation

RF Monolithics introduced the ZPM3570 2.4GHz Zigbee Pro module at this week’s Embedded Systems Conference 2011 in Silicon Valley.

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