Smart grids to save city dwellers $14bn in energy costs by 2022, says Juniper Research

New data from Juniper Research has found that the development of smart grids linked to smart cities will result in citizens saving $14 billion (€11.67 billion) per annum in energy bills by 2022. This is up from the $3.4 billion (€2.83 billion) saving estimated for 2017, resulting from smart metre rollouts, energy-saving policies and sensing

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Smart grid provider turns to CyanConnode Omni IoT technology to provide flexible, cost effective communications platform

HM Power, a system integrator based in Sweden, provides smart metering and smart grid solutions to virtually all Swedish utilities. The company has an established customer base of approximately 650,000 smart meters and now has approximately 30% of the Ring Main Unit and advanced fault indication equipment market in Sweden. Following a Parliamentary Bill mandating

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CyanConnode wins new contract from HM Power in Sweden for 100,000 software licences

CyanConnode, a provider of narrowband radio mesh networks, has received a purchase order for 100,000 Panmesh software licences from HM Power Metering AB in Sweden.The licences are for smart grid and Internet of Things (IoT) implementations.

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AT&T Smart Cities

The Internet of Things gives cities powerful new tools for saving money and operating more efficiently. These innovative, intelligent solutions build more livable cities today, as well as a powerful bridge to the future.

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Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium set for September 29, 2016, in Philadelphia

SmartEnergy IP™, a division of SmartMark Communications, announced that it will host the 2016 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium, in partnership with PECO, on September 29th, 2016, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA.

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What can IoT learn from smart grid?

Behind palisade fencing, tucked into boundary walls and hidden inside bodmin-green glass reinforced plastic houses, are thousands of assets invisible to the general public. Made even more inconspicuous by their battleship grey paint are the switches, transformers and feeder pillars that make up our electricity distribution network.

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Australian Utility Week

Event date: November 24-25, 2015 Luna Park Sydney, Australia Australian Utility Week is the region’s largest conference and exhibition for energy retailers, distributors and water utilities focusing on the latest approaches, technologies and solutions to improve electricity and water networks’ efficiency in a cost-efficient, environmentally and customer friendly way.

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The verdict post-ETS is there’s potential momentum ahead for the smart energy industry

Highlights of the recent Energy Thought Summit (ETS) held in Austin, Texas included the concepts of IT/OT convergence, utility operations and business models; plus newly available technologies designed to improve energy creation, delivery, consumption and conservation. Jacob Rodrigues Pereira, senior analyst, Smart Utility Infrastructure at IHS reports.

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Revolutionise the modern utilities infrastructure with a dose of analytics

(Blog): Humans are often reluctant to take the steps they need to improve their lives. When our tooth aches we put off the dentist, hoping the pain will subside by itself. We struggle to change our fitness or eating habits even though we know they have lifelong benefits, says Oracle‘s Mike Ballard.

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Utilities need to show return on smart grid investments, Accenture builds on Structure

‘Showing return on investment (ROI) and value from smart grid investments’ is the number one issue to focus on in 2015 for municipal and cooperative utilities in a recent US survey. So says a survey by North Carolina-based smart grid technology provider, Tantalus, in which 37% of the 50 municipal and cooperative utilities rated their top

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Lighting up future utility models

The concept of prepaid service has long been recognised as a major driver in the explosive growth of mobile communications. With the rising costs of utility services, and the deployment of those services increasing across developing countries, and the availability of smart meters and smart grid infrastructure, Alun Lewis asks how long it will be until pre-paid models

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Landis+Gyr wins smart meter contract in Poland with RWE

Zug, Switzerland, July 22, 2014 – Swiss smart grid company Landis+Gyr has won a contract to provide smart meters in Poland for energy utility RWE for use inside residential buildings in the capital city of Warsaw.  RWE, based in Essen, Germany, is working to meet regulatory targets for smart meter installation and says the Landis+Gyr system

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Landis+Gyr to acquire leading utility analytics company GRIDiant Corporation

Landis+Gyr, a company focused on energy management, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GRIDiant Corporation, a utility analytics company focused on the electric distribution grid. The acquisition will expand Landis+Gyr’s software analytics portfolio towards becoming an end-to-end proposition.

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Kamstrup supplies smart meters to support the green transformation in Denmark

Skanderborg, Denmark – The Danish utility company Nord Energy has chosen Kamstrup as its supplier of 62,000 electricity smart meters. The deal means that all households in the supply area will be connected to the smart grid before the end of 2015.

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European Utility Week sets the scene for exhibitors' new product launches

European Utility Week, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 16 October 2013 – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality M2M solutions, products and services, has announced the market roll-out of the LE910 LTE module series with initial variants for North America and Europe.

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'Easy and cost-effective' monitoring of secondary substations to enable easy grid optimisation

European Utility Week, Amsterdam, Netherlands. October 15, 2013 — Kamstrup has released its OMNICON UtiliKeeper®, a component within Kamstrup’s OMNIA Suite that aims to provide important insight into secondary sub-stations and from there to enable easy grid optimisation.

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