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Smart microgrids to help data centers, farm communities use locally produced power

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Installing smart microgrids can help big power consumers use energy generated locally, particularly those generated by renewable sources. According to South Dakota State University assistant professors of electrical engineering and computer science department Wei Sun and Reinaldo Tonkoski, smart power management technologies will make it possible for communities and business to use locally produced wind […]

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Tesla’s batteries to support 500MWh project for AMS

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tesla has won a deal to supply 500MWh worth of its Powerpack battery system to Advanced Microgrid Solutions, who will install the units in commercial and industrial facilities, according to Energy Manager Today. The business model for the project remains unclear. Instead of Powerpacks storing energy for use inside the facilities, AMS’ model seems to […]

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Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Huawei reduced its global carbon emissions in 2014 after membership in its green supplier program expanded five-fold last year, according to the company’s 2014 Sustainability Report. Released today at a conference on the future of sustainable supply chains, the report sets out Huawei’s philosophy and describes its achievements in bridging the digital divide, supporting stable […]

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Telstra to provide M2M services to Komatsu

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Australia’s incumbent telco Telstra has signed a three year deal to provide a host of services, including machine-to-machine services to heavy machinery manufacturer Komatsu. The US$23 million deal includes the communications and management infrastructure to remotely download performance data from some 700 pieces of equipment in mine sites, according to a report in Mobile World […]

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San Jose trials out streetlight-top smarter city system

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

San Jose is aiming to become a full fledged smart city by introducing technology from a home-grown start. According to a report by the San Jose Mercury News, the city is working with Internet of Things start-up anyCOMM, to introduced smart devices that collect a range of information from all around the city. The devices, […]

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Ericsson Sustainability report recognized as best in Sweden

Ericsson Sustainability report recognized as best in Sweden

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ericsson has been awarded a prestigious prize for Best Sustainability Report in Sweden by the national organization FAR, which represents about 6,000 accounting professionals. FAR is the professional institute for authorized public accountants, approved public accountants and other highly qualified professionals in the accountancy sector in Sweden. The 2014 Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report – […]

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Ericsson unveils connected bus stop and other public transport innovations

Ericsson unveils connected bus stop and other public transport innovations

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ericsson is making bus stops smart. At the UITP World Congress and Exhibition, Ericsson showed off a connected bus stop concepts that incorporates 3G, LTE, or Wi-Fi small cell technology, as well as provide commuter-specific functionality such as real-time information about bus movements, interactive maps, local news, and tourist information. “The connected bus stop’s small […]

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Nokia shrinks LTE base station into a box

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

First published in Communications Day Nokia Networks claims to have developed a new LTE “network in a box” solution that will provide the same macro site capacity and coverage as traditional LTE base stations, but in a compact, rapidly deployable solution. The Network in a box solution will designed to offer all the features of […]

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Report: Triple investment in clean energy to $1.2 trillion – Yahoo News

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new report calls for investment in clean energy to be tripled to $1.2 trillion annually through 2030 to give more than one billion people worldwide access to electricity and help prevent global warming. Source: Report: Triple investment in clean energy to $1.2 trillion – Yahoo News

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Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Huawei Technologies is launching a complete Internet of Things architecture that consist of a network aggregating node, a software-defined networking-enabled controller and an operating system for IoT devices. The architecture, dubbed Agile Network 3.0, enables enterprises to build an IoT infrastructure to support the digitisation opportunities in production, manufacturing, and logistics. “Huawei today announced the […]

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