Telecommunications

Scotland – towards a national Internet of Things network

Energy Retail

Scotland – towards a national Internet of Things network

A LoRa wide area network is to be installed across Scotland to drive smarter product and service delivery.

Blockchain for IoT – a mutually beneficial pairing

Energy Generation

Blockchain for IoT – a mutually beneficial pairing

Both the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain are technologies of huge interest and potential within the utility sector. How can they work together?

AMIPlus Smart City Wrocław project innovating communications.

Energy Generation

AMIPlus Smart City Wrocław project innovating communications.

Tauron has built an AMI smart metering system in the capital of Lower Silesia, in which Open Smart Grid Protocol-based (OSGP) meters from three manufacturers are being used.

How to extend AMI to improve grid visibility

Energy Retail

How to extend AMI to improve grid visibility

With insight from the EDP Inovgrid and Hydro One AMIO projects in collaboration with CGI, we explore the innovative use of AMI towards active grid management.

The three pillars of modernising communications

Energy Retail

The three pillars of modernising communications

The necessity to migrate to modern communications infrastructures such as IP/MPLS is increasingly obvious - with expert insight, we assess the key considerations for utilities.

Connecting dispersed assets for improved monitoring and control

Energy Generation

Connecting dispersed assets for improved monitoring and control

The connection of multiple new energy sources to the electrical grid has both physical and economic impacts, which must be addressed - a guest article from Multitech.

Safeguarding mission critical distribution automation communications

Energy Retail

Safeguarding mission critical distribution automation communications

Developing secure communications networks is a fundamental element for ensuring mission critical distribution automation (DA) for remote devices.

NB-IoT proof of concept for smart meters in Munich Airport shows promise

Energy Retail

NB-IoT proof of concept for smart meters in Munich Airport shows promise

The solution aims to increase the possibilities for sensors and combat difficulties in implementing smart metering in the airport.

How Northern Powergrid is smartening 860 substations

Energy Generation

How Northern Powergrid is smartening 860 substations

Substation automation is at heart of UK network operator Northern Powergrid’s Smart Grid Enablers project.

Leave no applications behind when modernising communications

Energy Retail

Leave no applications behind when modernising communications

Experts from Nokia discuss the key learnings from their experience in modernising communications for utilities.

Download – LTE Cellular Networks for the Smart Grid

Energy Retail

Download – LTE Cellular Networks for the Smart Grid

This week's featured download is a white paper from Multitech, discussing how cellular LTE can allow utilities to modernize their Field Area Network with a single, standards-based broadband network