Smart Energy News

Telit modules support NB-IoT in Puloli networks

Telit’s ME910G1 module is FCC certified and will soon be used on California-based Puloli’s networks supporting NB-IoT services in the upper 700MHz A Block frequency band. Puloli designs, builds [...]

Ameren files $8.4bn plan for grid modernisation

Ameren Missouri has filed an updated $8.4bn smart energy plan and budget with the Missouri Public Service Commission. The plan supports grid modernisation efforts over the next five years, [...]

Evergy extends smart grid contract with Landis+Gyr

Landis+Gyr has signed a 13-year contract with utility Evergy for smart grid services in Kansas including advanced meters to update and expand grid management capabilities. The agreement aligns existing [...]

LineVision lets Xcel monitor transmission lines

Xcel Energy is installing LineVision’s V3 transmission line monitoring system in Colorado, Minnesota and Wisconsin to increase grid capacity and safety. Massachusetts-based LineVision’s non-contact overhead line monitoring can add [...]

Baidu MoU to transform electricity generator Huaneng

Baidu has signed an MoU with electricity generator Huaneng Group to drive the intelligent transformation of the energy industry. As an AI company with a strong internet foundation, Beijing-based [...]

British Gas joins Western Power V2G trial

British Gas has joined the Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, a UK project run by Western Power Distribution (WPD) and CrowdCharge to demonstrate how electric vehicles can [...]

Webdyn WM-Bus gateway collects data from smart meters

French engineering firm Webdyn is launching a gateway based on Wireless M-Bus technology to collect data autonomously from smart meters and sensors. The WM-Bus point-to-point radio protocol using 868MHz [...]

Two thirds of American meters are smart, says Berg

Two thirds of all electricity meters in North America are now smart, according to analyst firm Berg Insight. The penetration of smart electricity meters in North America reached 68 [...]

Software AG joins IMC to reach IoT business users

Software AG, a provider of integrated software for the deployment of connected, remote devices, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC). The IMC trade association has a membership comprised [...]

IoT module provider Quectel joins IMC

Quectel Wireless, a supplier of cellular and GNSS positioning modules, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) to gain access to its 25,000 rank-and-file membership of IoT buyers. The [...]

Shell buys smart EV charging firm Ubitricity

Oil giant Shell has agreed to buy Ubitricity, a Germany-based provider of smart on-street charging for electric vehicles (EVs). Shell has signed an agreement to buy 100% of Ubitricity. [...]

Sony partners LF Energy on open-source microgrid

California-based LF Energy is working with Sony Computer Science Laboratories to launch an open-source microgrid project. The Hyphae web services aim to automate peer-to-peer renewable energy distribution. LF Energy [...]