ComEd amplifies energy saving drive with Nest and Xfinity

May 25, 2015
In the US, Chicago-based utility ComEd is partnering with Nest Labs and Comcasts’ Xfinity to offer customers monetary incentives to take part in its smart thermostat programmes in a bid to dec...

Smart meters GB: E.ON offers smart prepaid, delayed billing for Ovo customers

May 25, 2015
In smart meters GB news, E.ON, one of the Big Six energy suppliers, is giving customers with prepaid meters the chance to switch to smart meters and pay less.E.ON's Smart Pay As You Go scheme...

Smart grid Austria: Salzburg selects Itron solution for grid communication

May 25, 2015
In Europe, Austria's Salzburg AG, a local multi-utility company for the city and state of Salzburg, has chosen Itron to expand upon its smart grid pilot project.Itron will supply its Riva edg...

UK government reshuffle maintains commitment to smart meters

May 22, 2015
In the UK, Conservative Member of Parliament Amber Rudd has begun her new role as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. Having campaigned strongly on energy reform and the importance of...

Kamstrup adds remote reading to mobile AMR system

May 22, 2015
In Europe, Danish metering manufacturer Kamstrup has added network functionality to its automatic reading system for water meters in a bid to simplify installation and data collection. The new so...

US investors inject US$22.5m into Israeli smart energy solution for telecoms

May 22, 2015
American billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Energy has jointly invested US$22.5 million into an Israeli company that offers energy-saving software to the mobile networ...

Tennessee utility delivers America’s ‘fastest and most reliable’ AMI system

May 21, 2015
In the US, Chattanooga Electric Power Board (EPB) and smart grid provider Tantalus have announced performance results, which they claim gives the eastern Tennessee utility the most reliable and f...

Smart cities: Increased interest in India and European technological innovation

May 21, 2015
In South Asia, the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) in the state of Rajasthan, is working on plans for the digitization of the 'pink city' as part of its smart city transformation.While deve...