Internet of Things

News, project announcements, IoT solutions and energy-related equipment, used in the power generation sector, including IoT used for digitalising water, gas and power utility infrastructure and virtual power plants, as well as for smart meters, energy storage batteries, solar panels, and heating and cooling controls. News will also relate to IoT in smart grid and renewable energy asset management.  

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How drones can make inspections smart and automated for utilities

The coronavirus pandemic has further highlighted the advantages of deploying drones into the field for inspections.
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Startup raises $5.1m to expand AI software for solar

SenseHawk has raised $5.1 million in Series A1 funding to expand its cloud-based platform which solves several challenges in the development, construction and operation of solar sites.

The first and last line of defence

Just when we thought our dependency on digital devices – and in turn our susceptibility to cyberattack – couldn’t get greater, along came a global pandemic.
AVEVA to buy OSIsoft for $5bn

Aveva to acquire digital company OSIsoft for $5bn

Industrial software company AVEVA is to acquire US digital solutions firm OSIsoft for $5bn.

Australia’s smart hydropower plant that can hear system anomalies

Global technology company Voith and Australian energy provider Snowy Hydro are collaborating to create a smart hydropower plant that will listen to identify problems before they happen.

Webcast Recording: The Protected Plant: Assessing cybersecurity risk and building your...

Access this recording where an expert panel answers burning questions around cybersecurity.
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ExxonMobil extends R&D partnership with Princeton Energy Center

ExxonMobil and the Princeton Energy Center have extended their collaboration on R&D of low-carbon and innovative energy solutions.
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Global digital twins market to grow six-fold by 2026 says new...

The global digital twin market in the utility industry is expected to grow more than six-fold between 2020 and 2026, and increase in value from $2.69 billion in 2019 to $9.35 billion, according to a new report.

GE Digital: Managing change in the ‘smart’ era

To gain insight into key aspects of the digital transformation, PEI spoke to GE's Vice President of Engineering, GE Grid Software, Kristen Sanderson.

Understanding the role of AI in future energy markets

Power Engineering International interviewed James Johnston, Director of Wholesale Operations at Exelon and Jason Kram, Executive Vice President at Adapt2 Solutions about Exelon’s move to digitally transform their back office operations.

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