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Smart Energy Newsletter Archives: April 2020

 
Hexing adopts Arm IoT platform for smart meters




Chinese firm Hexing is leveraging Arm’s Pelion device management and Wi-Sun compliant connectivity to lower the operating costs for large-scale smart meter deployments.
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Nokia deploys 450MHz LTE network for PGE Systemy




Nokia has deployed a 450MHz private wireless LTE proof of concept network for Polish power grid operator PGE Systemy. The 450MHz band is being adopted across Europe for smart grid applications.
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Siemens implements smart metering for Qatar utility




Siemens is helping Kahramaa, the Qatar electricity and water corporation, implement an advanced metering infrastructure project deploying smart meters.
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NES expands smart meter deal with Romanian utility




Romanian utility Electrica is buying an extra 32,000 smart meters from California-based Networked Energy Services (NES).
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ThirdEye brings mixed reality to oil and gas




Augmented and mixed reality specialist ThirdEye has partnered with asset management company Troia to provide mixed reality technology to technicians, field workers and remote experts in remote industrial, oil and gas sectors.
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Elering competition seeks innovative energy projects




Estonian electricity and gas operator Elering has launched an international competition to select pilots of innovative energy products and services that need access to metering data.
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AI energy start-up Amperon closes $2m funding round




New York start-up Amperon has closed a $2m round of seed funding as it continues to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that lets electricity providers around the world view real-time operational intelligence about the state of the grid.
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Itron RF module connects to LoRaWan and Sigfox




Itron has launched an RF communications module in Emea that lets drive-by meters used by gas and water utilities connect to LoRaWan and Sigfox networks.
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HK Electric picks Landis + Gyr to deploy AMI




Hongkong Electric has awarded Landis + Gyr a contract to deploy an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) in support of Hong Kong's transformation into a smart city.
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Shanghai Gas and VeChain power energy-as-a-service with blockchain




Shanghai Gas is collaborating with VeChain to roll out a blockchain-powered energy-as-a-service platform after a successful test phase.
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ABB opens up energy management software




ABB has opened up its energy management software to facilitate development of innovative smart applications. The Swiss company has launched its Software Developer Portal, designed to enable the development of data-driven energy strategies for buildings.
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EkWateur uses blockchain to give energy choice in France




Australian firm Power Ledger and French green energy retailer EkWateur are rolling out a blockchain-based renewable energy trading platform to 220,000 electricity meters across France.
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Volterio robots aid electric vehicle charging




Austrian company Volterio has developed an autonomous robot to charge electric vehicles and stop city streets being littered with charging stations.
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Dewa AI success to trigger wider rollout




Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) has announced that Rammas, its virtual employee that uses artificial intelligence (AI), responded to more than 1.2 million queries in 2019. This supports Dewa’s strategy to employ AI in all its operations and services.
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Smart meter market to top $28bn by 2025, says M&M




The global smart meters market is expected to grow from estimated revenues of $20.7bn in 2020 to $28.6bn by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.7%, according to a report from Markets & Markets.
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