Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Smart Energy Newsletter Archives: December 2017


Amazon and WellAware bring security to oil and gas industry




WellAware is collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide oil and gas operators and service providers with data security and reliability on the Texas company's industrial IoT platform.
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INL upgrades test bed to meet smart grid security needs




The power grid test bed at the US Department of Energy’s 2300-square-kilometre Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has been transitioned to a more adaptive architecture to increase flexibility for testing ideas and technologies that can protect the nation’s energy distribution systems.
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Spanish operator launches grid innovation programme

Red Eléctrica de España has launched a collaborative innovation programme to promote long-term research through open calls for technological initiatives applied to the transmission grid that have a direct impact on the efficiency and sustainability of electricity systems.
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Government investment helps Clear Blue scale up energy control




Canadian smart grid firm Clear Blue Technologies has received $400,000 from the Ontario Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario to scale up activities for its solar and wind powered control system.
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Ontario picks energy storage projects for grid balancing




Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has announced that two new energy storage facilities have been selected through a competitive process to help support the reliability, flexibility and efficiency of the province's electricity grid. 
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Denmark rolls out hourly meter reading




Electricity company Eniig this month started phasing in hourly meter readings as part of a flexible billing project. The plan is for all its customers to be on the system by the end of 2020.
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Northern Powergrid and SSE Networks plan transition to smarter distribution




Two UK electricity distribution companies – Northern Powergrid and Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks – have announced plans to focus on customers as they transition to smart grids.
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