Smart Energy News

CEN & IEC approve LoRa for smart metering

Europe’s standards’ body, CEN, and the international electronics standardisation body, IEC, have approved LoRaWAN for smart metering. CEN has standardized the M-Bus adaptation layer for LPWAN especially M-Bus over [...]

Vienna increases grid capacity with Siemens

Vienna is using Siemens digital twin software to increase the city’s grid capacity and accelerate its energy transition. The Austrian capital has implemented the company’s low voltage software, LV [...]

Intel edge boosts grid resilience

Intel’s technology is helping power the Edge for Smart Secondary Substations (E4S) Alliance’s new solution to modernize the energy grid. The E4S solution is designed to move existing substation [...]

Honeywell invests in grid specialist SparkMeter

Honeywell Smart Energy has invested $5 million in SparkMeter, a provider of grid management services to underserved communities across Africa, Asia and the Americas. Through the partnership, Honeywell will [...]

Italgas monitors 8 million smart meters

Italian gas distributor Italgas is now monitoring over 8 million connected smart meters across the country follow a deployment of Infovista’s Ativa automated assurance technology. The Ativa solution provides [...]

Schneider: smart grids accelerate energy transition

Schneider Electric has called on energy decision makers to prioritise digital upgrades to realise more sustainable electricity grids in future. Schneider Electric specialists argue that outdated grid infrastructure is holding [...]

TNB extends AMI partnership with Trilliant

Malaysia’s largest electricity utility is deepening its relationship with Trilliant to accelerate smart meter deployment. Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is extending its partnership with Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) specialist [...]

Elvia deploys Siemens SaaS to handle LV grid

Norwegian distribution system operator Elvia is using Siemens’ LV Insights X SaaS product to automate processes and handle complexity in the low-voltage grid. LV Insights X, part of the [...]

Hedno to roll out three million smart meters in Greece

Greek utility Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (Hedno) is deploying 3.12 million smart meters partly financed by a €273m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). Smart meters to [...]

Volvo sets up energy division to explore V2G

Swedish car maker Volvo has set up an energy division to offer energy storage and charging technologies that will help utilities balance the grid during peak hours. The business [...]

Saudi Electric secures $3bn to advance smart grids

State owned Saudi Electric has secured $3bn to help it build smart grids throughout the kingdom. The money comes from an international syndicated facility agreement with four banks in [...]

Microsoft gives Schneider Electric genAI access

Schneider Electric is harnessing the capabilities of generative artificial intelligence (genAI) by integrating Microsoft Azure OpenAI to leverage algorithms to generate text, code and other types of content. The [...]