Tag: grid

Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

| August 5, 2015
Flexenclosure deploys over 1000 hybrid power telecom sites in Myanmar

Swedish green ICT infrastructure maker Flexenclosure has expanded its office in Myanmar, claiming rapid deployment of its eSite hybrid power system for off-grid sites and sites with unreliable grid supplies. The eSites are part of Flexenclosure’s contribution to the government’s transformation of Myanmar’s infrastructure. According to the firm, the Myanmar government has set a mobile […]

Continue Reading

‘Tech inter-operability standards vital for smart cities’ | ET Telecom

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A few years ago the buzz was around smart homes that detect human presence to adjust lighting, start appliances such as air-conditioner and save water and ele.. According to this report by the telecoms section of the Economic Times of India, a recent event organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers on the […]

Continue Reading

Eletrobras uses Cisco technology for smart grid project in Brazil

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Supported by a World Bank funding of BRL 1.2 billion, the project will provide Smart Meters to the States of Amazonas, Acre, Piauí, Rondônia and Roraima Cisco will provide communications infrastructure to “Energy+”, the smart metering program of Eletrobras, a major Brazilian electric utility that will serve the states of Amazonas, Alagoas, Acre, Piaui, Rondonia […]

Continue Reading

Australian Utility Sector ICT Spending is set to exceed A$1.9 billion by 2018: Smart Grid, Smart Meter and Smart Utility Investments Still Slow

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Australian Utility Sector ICT Spending is set to exceed A$1.9 billion by 2018: Smart Grid, Smart Meter and Smart Utility Investments Still Slow

 The Australian Utility sector ICT spending growth will remain moderate at 2.0% five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to 2018. IT investments by utilities companies remain focused on delivering cost savings and efficiency gains, but change is in the wind. Utility sector business priorities highlight the increasing importance of customer related initiatives. These changes are […]

Continue Reading

It’s official, Tesla wants a battery for every home, business, utility

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
It’s official, Tesla wants a battery for every home, business, utility

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled a suite of batteries aimed at revolutionalising the energy sector. “Our goal here is to fundamentally change the way the world uses energy. We’re talking at the terawatt scale. The goal is complete transformation of the entire energy infrastructure of the world,” he said. For homes, the company launched […]

Continue Reading

Ericsson wins 600,000 smart grid deal

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ericsson wins 600,000 smart grid deal

E.ON Elnät Sverige AB (E.ON), part of one of the largest private energy companies in the world, has chosen Ericsson in a five-year deal to provide a hosted solution including consulting and systems integration services. Ericsson’s solution will gather data from energy meters and provide collected data to E.ON’s internal IT environment. Data will be […]

Continue Reading

Cisco tech to be used by smart grid specialist Elster

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cisco has announced that it’s Connected Grid Endpoint reference design SDK will be used with Elster’s EnergyAxis System. The solutions will integrate the Cisco Connected Grid Endpoint reference design with Elster’s EnergyAxis System, and will showcase the power and flexibility of Elster’s Universal technology while demonstrating support for Cisco’s expertise in standards-based and interoperable communication […]

Continue Reading

Silver Spring Networks launchs cloud-based insight-as-a-service

| August 7, 2012 | 1 Comment
Silver Spring Networks launchs cloud-based insight-as-a-service

Silver Spring Networks, a provide of smart grid infrastructure solutions, has launched a suite of cloud-based services for utility operators. The SilverLink Cloud services provide insight-as-a-service features, including SilverLink Console, a real-time application and field network monitoring, alerts, and performance data, and Operations Center, which allow customers to easily integrate Silver Spring alerts, configuration and […]

Continue Reading

More grid warning: the grid may be today’s Titanic

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
More grid warning: the grid may be today’s Titanic

The roll out of smart grids might just be like the launch of the Titanic 100 years ago – full of promise by heading towards iceberg-laden waters, wrote an expert on the Smart Grid Library blog. “Even as we note the 100 year anniversary of that maritime tragedy, we need to consider the fragility of […]

Continue Reading