Tag: smart grid

ZTE releases LoRa-based smart meters

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

ZTE has entered into the smart meter space by combining LoRA networking and smart meters at CeBit. These new meters meet smart meter reading systems’ requirements for long-distance transmission of small data. The three released LoRa-based smart meters: single-phase smart meter, single-phase prepaid smart meter, and three-phase smart meter, meet most of residents’ expectations, the […]

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Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

Asia Pacific is leading the world in the adoption of machine-to-machine applications, according to the Vodafone M2M Barometer 2015. The research, in its third year, is based on respondents from 659 interviewees from 16 countries across 7 vertical industries. Over 250 respondents were from the Asia Pacific across six countries – Australia, India, Japan, South […]

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China running 529 smart city pilot projects | Enterprise IT News

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Communications Day The Chinese government’s smart city program has kicked into a new gear following the release of the first guideline document last year, and the establishment of an inter-ministerial working group on the topic last October. And accordingly, vendor ZTE is looking to make smart cities a key part of its enterprise portfolio. […]

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Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

Landis+Gyr has won a contract for the deliver 3 million smart metres for four major Dutch distribution grid operators – Stedin, DELTA Netwerkbedrijf, Westland Infra and Liander The metres follow the Dutch Smart Meter SMR5 specifications and include both gas and electricity metres. The smart metre project is expected to take place between 2016 and […]

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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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Australia and New Zealand to spend big on smart grid infrastructure – report

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new report by Northeast Group estimates that Australia and New Zealand will invest some US$6.8 billion in smart grids over the next decade. According to the analysts, New Zealand is a top market for smart energy infrastructure, with smart meters reaching nearly all homes. More importantly, New Zealand achieved its success on the back […]

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Huawei innovation chief talks smart cities, reports Mobile World Live

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mobile World Live reports that Huawei is making a strong push in the smart city space. The firm’s director of strategy and innovation told attendees at the Broadband Asia event that smart cities and related technologies are becoming a key growth area for the vendor. While he acknowledges that emerging trends such as Internet of […]

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Ericsson wins major smart meter deal with Norwegian energy firm

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ericsson wins major smart meter deal with Norwegian energy firm

Skagerak Nett, one of Norway’s largest energy companies, has selected Ericsson as sole supplier of a smart metering solution. This partnership, which includes delivery of 180,000 smart meters, will support a large-scale modernisation of the Norwegian power grid and ensure efficient technology and processes transformation. Skagerak Nett’s customers will get new smart electricity meters starting […]

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Energy storage test bed launches to support future smart grids

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

A unique energy storage test bed at Newcastle University is now online – storing energy from the local grid and testing innovative new technologies such as super-capacitors and long life, high performance batteries. Source: Energy storage test bed launches to support future smart grids > Trends > Research | Click Green

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Billion dollar opportunity in smart grids for public cellular operators by 2020

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mobile operators can tap into a potential market of US$1 billion from the supply of networking services to smart grid deployments, says new research from Pike Research. According to the market researchers, utilities have so far ignored public cellular networks for their smart grid initiatives, but that is about to change. A confluence of factors […]

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