Honeywell and Weatherbug develop Wi-Fi smart home thermostat

July 6, 2015
In the US, climate monitoring company Weatherbug has partnered with global conglomerate company Honeywell in a bid to extend the reach of its jointly developed Wi-Fi smart home thermostats featuri...

UK residents ‘unaware’ of smart city developments – survey

July 3, 2015
A survey conducted by British telecommunications company Aquiva and YouGov, an international internet-based market research firm, revealed that 96% of Britons were unaware of any smart city plans ...

ABB and Phillips partner to deliver smart home solution in China

July 2, 2015
Global power and automation technology company ABB, has partnered with Koninklijke Philips N.V., a Dutch electronics company to introduce its combined smart home solution for the Chinese residenti...

Smart energy: Cornwall Business Development project announces results

July 1, 2015
In England, the Smart Cornwall Business Development project led by the Cornwall Development Company has released the preliminary results of the UK’s first fully integrated smart energy system. ...

Spain’s Pozuelo municipality recognised for smart city project

June 30, 2015
In Europe, the municipality of Pozuelo, situated west of the Moncloa District of Madrid has been awarded the Socinfo Foundation’s Smart Cities 2015 Award as recognition for a project integrating...

Smart home energy device market worth US$4 bn in 10 yrs – report

June 29, 2015
According to a new report by US market intelligence firm, IHS Technology, the global market for demand response-enabled smart home energy management devices will grow to US$4 billion by 2025.Prima...

Sloan Foundation grant helps researchers expand study on data privacy

June 26, 2015
In the US, the philanthropic non-profit Sloan Foundation has awarded US$48 900 in funding toward a university research study looking at data privacy regarding smart meters and smart energy device...

Finland commissions energy storage system for flexible RE integration

June 25, 2015
In Northern Europe, Finish electrical utility Helen Ltd has contracted Landis+Gyr, a member of Japan's Toshiba Group, to deliver a battery energy storage system to store power from two solar proj...