Nissan to sell EV battery unit to Chinese firm

The Japanese company intends to focus on developing electric vehicles

ENGIE gets smart with new investment in IoT company

It aims to strengthen its position on the smart public lighting market

European demand response market ‘to grow to $3.5bn by 2025’

It is expected to be aided by advances in Internet of Things-enabled systems

‘Cost savings are main reason energy firms deploy IoT technologies’

Other important drivers include improving health and safety and increasing automation

EU clears GE-Rosneft IoT joint venture buyout

The company will focus on the development, implementation and operation of industrial Internet of Things applications

Could Internet of Things hold the key to going green?

Many large energy companies believe the Internet of Things (IoT) holds the key to improving environmental sustainability and decarbonising the sector. That’s according to a new report from mobile satellite company Inmarsat, which conducted a global survey of around 100 power and utilities firms regarding their use of the technology. More than half of those […]

E.ON enters Internet of Things partnership

E.ON has entered a partnership with a software startup in the US to create an Internet of Things (IoT) platform to increase manufacturing efficiency. The system developed by Sight Machine uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics to help address critical challenges in quality and productivity. The firms say it will mean customers from […]

Concept EV aims to unify power systems

A new concept electric vehicle (EV)¬†has been designed to integrate with surrounding energy infrastructure. Designer GFG Style and Internet of Things (IoT) firm Envision have created a four-door, luxury sedan called the Sibylla¬†to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March. It is linked with Envision’s IoT system EnOS, a network of 100GW of […]

Smart cities ‘held back by low budgets’

Global smart city programmes are being held back by limited budgets, a lack of infrastructure and short-term mindsets among stakeholders and policymakers. That’s according to a new report from Philips Lighting and SmartCitiesWorld, which suggests around a tenth of city authorities lack the capacity to implement smart, integrated technologies in their municipality. It suggests the […]

New UK research hub for smart homes and buildings

A new hub dedicated to smart homes and buildings research has been opened in the UK. The new Centre for Smart Homes and Buildings (CSHB) in Watford is currently testing a range of devices, covering heating, energy use, safety and security, lighting as well as air quality. The Building Research Establishment (BRE) will work with […]