Smart Energy News

Vodafone IoT helps Landis+Gyr energy management

Vodafone Business is letting energy company Landis+Gyr bring its utility customers cellular IoT services through the L+G Gridstream Connect service. Using Vodafone to connect assets should help manage energy [...]

Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat digitally transform oil and gas

Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat are collaborating to accelerate digital transformation across the oil and gas industry. The joint initiative will provide global access to Schlumberger’s exploration and production [...]

KT data centre manages Uzbekistan smart meters

South Korean telco KT has built a national data centre to manage and control remotely electricity services for Uzbekistan’s eight million utility users. KT was tasked with building a [...]

Schneider software manages energy use in real time

Schneider Electric has introduced a software service in Canada that helps users manage their power and energy usage in real time. The cloud-hosted power management system can eliminate the [...]

CleanSpark acquires GridFabric

Utah-based software and services company CleanSpark, has acquired GridFabric, a Californian creator of software that powers utilities and IoT products that manage energy loads. GridFabric principals Ben Dupont and [...]

MCloud uses IoT to manage oil and gas assets

Canadian firm MCloud Technologies, a provider of asset management combining IoT, cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI), has started connecting its first oil and gas facility in western Canada [...]

Kaluza brings flexibility for V2G deployment

Intelligent energy firm Kaluza is adding flexibility to UK utility Western Power Distribution (WPD) using a mix of domestic storage and transport devices including domestic vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers. Through [...]

Sparkmeter raises $12m to bring smart energy to underserved communities

Washington start-up SparkMeter has closed a $12m series A financing round. The company provides grid management services, equipment and software that increase access to reliable electricity in underserved communities [...]

Getting more out of smart meters

Bjoern Reinke, director of data and data science at Haven Power, explores the use of AI and machine learning in combination with smart meters, and how this is helping [...]

MDL simulator tests smart grid components

Researchers and manufacturers can test the performance of electric vehicle, photovoltaic and smart grid components using a high-power-density grid simulator from UK firm MDL Technologies. The four-quadrant, regenerative Chroma [...]

Nokia deploys optical network for Chinese utility

The State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the largest utility in the world, is deploying a programmable and agile optical network using Nokia’s IP. The deployment should allow SGCC [...]

Senators call on FERC to support smart-grid tech

Twelve Democrat senators in the USA, led by New Mexico’s Martin Heinrich (pictured), have called on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to support incentives that promote the use [...]