Utility spending on blockchain-based platforms is expected to reach $3.7bn by 2026, according to Navigant Research

A new report from Navigant Research analyses the market for blockchain-based platforms in the utilities industry, providing forecasts for wholesale energy trading, EV charging and integration, and transactive energy platforms through 2026.

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Utilities look to RF Mesh to address network optimisation for next-generation distribution grid

Utilities will rely heavily on RF mesh networks as a key communication technology, according to new research commissioned by Silver Spring Networks, Inc. and conducted by Zpryme. The research measured communication network priorities for next-generation distribution grid optimisation for 350 utilities across the globe.

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Are utilities complacent about smart grids and metering?

There are concerns, especially in the European market, that not enough progress is being made in the roll-out of smart metering by utilities. Here, Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now & VanillaPlus talks to Jerry Chase, CEO of Bsquare.

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Asia IoT Business Platform

Event date: November 3-4, 2015 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Asia IoT Business Platform is Asia’s leading IoT conference & exhibition focusing on IoT communications, applications and solutions for key verticals such as utility, automotive, banking, logistics, government, plantation and transportation. The conference will look at how connected devices are transforming businesses and opening up new

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Eseye’s GSM-enabled utility monitor 'Shoebill' scoops European Smart Metering Award

Guildford, UK – Eseye, an innovator in total machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions for cleantech, environmental and utility industries, and Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of M2M modules and value-added services has announced Eseye’s product Shoebill has won Home Energy Monitoring Award at the 2013 European Smart Metering Awards.

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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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Nothing smart about my metering

(SKETCH:) November 2, 2012 — M2M Now’s Editor, Jeremy Cowan is struggling with his own smart meter rollout.

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Electric substation automation market forecast to reach $4.3bn by 2020, driven by smart grid integration

Boulder, Colorado, USA. August 7, 2012 — The integration of substation automation functions into the broader smart grid architecture is shifting the substation automation opportunity toward newly automated smaller distribution substations, and into retrofit modernisations

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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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Touchwork launches workforce productivity tools for utilities

Touchwork has launched Utiviti – a suite of smart, multi-platform products to make a utility workforce more productive and processes more efficient.

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Managing the internet of things

Beyond the existing billion of PCs, tablets and mobile phones, more and more devices embed communication capabilities. Soon there will be more machines communicating with each others than humans! This is the hidden world…

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