national grid

National Grid Aim to Reduce Peak Demand With New Data System

The UK’s transmission network, National Grid, have recently deployed a new data system in a bid to enable smarter energy use with the creation of virtual power stations. The new system has been created using technology by Reactive Technologies has been tested and could hopefully allow for the optimum use of more intermittent energy sources […]

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utility consumer engagement

Utility Engagement Technology to See £774m Investment

The total global utility spend on engagement technology tools aimed at customers is to hit $774m by 2022 according to Navigant Research. By the end of 2016 research shows that utilities will have invested over $636 million towards analysing, improving and engaging better with customers. Navigant Research have recently released research to show that utilities […]

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Silver Spring Networks launches Smart Metering-as-a-Service

Silver Spring Networks launches Smart Metering-as-a-Service Silver Spring Networks are partnering with New Zealand based metering service provider Metrix to provide smart metering as a service to retail energy providers. First to deploy the service with be Counties Power who will deploy the the service to their 37,000 customers. Metrix General Manager Tim O’Halloran said […]

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turkish energy

Turkish Energy Market Liberalising Further

Turkish Energy Market Liberalising Further The Turkish energy market has drawn an increase in the much needed investment and efficiency. This has led to additional capital for the economy as a whole according to the chair of Sabanci Holings, Guler Sabanci. Speaking recently Sabanci said that the further liberalisation of the electricity and gas markets […]

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smart gas meter

Europe Overtakes America As Largest Smart Gas Meter Market

Europe Overtakes America As Largest Smart Gas Meter Market Changes in the regulations surrounding energy efficiency and gathering speed of smart meter roll-outs has seen Europe overtake America as the largest global market for smart gas meters. Luxembourg is currently conducting a dual fuel rollout with similar projects planned throughout Europe after successful pilots. Germany, […]

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Eliq

Eliq Raises $.5M Seed Funding for Their Energy Optimization Solution

Swedish company Eliq AB have today announced that they’ve raised $.5m in seed funding from the Swedish CBC Investment Group. The new investment will be used to increase the sales and marketing efforts, with them primarily aiming at utility companies in Europe. Eliq’s offerings include allowing home owners better control of their consumption and they […]

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smart city

IoT Technology Agreement Signed Between UK and Brazil

The governments in Brazil and the UK have signed a new memorandum for bilateral cooperation which will include finance for further technological innovations from both countries. The agreement was signed this month by Mark Price – British Trade and Investment Minister and Marcos Pereira – Brazilian Industry, Trade and Services Minister. The agreement will see […]

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south korea

Nationwide IoT rollout for South Korea

Technology company South Korea Telecom (SKT) have now finalised their rollout of a nationwide Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) based on LoRa technology. SK Telecom are looking to develop tracking, metering and monitoring services. They have been conducting an Advanced Meter Infrastructure pilot programme since 2015 and have recently announced their intention to launch […]

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vodafone IoT

Vodafone Sign 10 year deal for IoT Platform with CSL

Vodafone UK have signed a 10 year extension to their existing deal with CSL Dualcom to provide a Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity platform. CSL manage the connectivity of more than 400,000 connected devices in residential and commercial buildings across Europe. The new deal will extend a 20 year relationship and will see Vodafone IoT […]

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