Posts Tagged ‘Smart Grids/Energy’
Duke Energy built and is operating a smart grid that is providing the utility with vast gains in operations’ productivity and efficiency, and allowing consumers more control over and cost savings with their energy use. See how residents in Charlotte, North Carolina are benefiting from Duke Energy’s smart grid technology.
In an effort to better manage water quality and flow as well as sewage disposal for millions of homes and businesses, the Boston Metropolitan Water Resources Authority has retrofitted hundreds of their underground meters with wireless chips to collect instantaneous data. This information helps the Boston Water Authority workers identify leaks and other problems in [...]
CTIA’s John Walls talks with Department of Energy’s Dr. Kristina Johnson about the dramatic transformation that wireless technology can provide in how we transmit, control and use power.
What does the intersection of wireless and smart grid mean to our future energy needs and consumption? Accenture’s Senior Manager and Co-Lead Vaibhav Parmar looks at the way wireless can provide energy in the future.
CTIA and our members recognize that we all have a responsibility to the environment for the health of our planet and for future generations. This is why our members are developing “greener” products and services, implementing energy-saving technologies in our network operations and business practices and educating consumers about cell phone recycling. But we believe [...]
This morning, CTIA commended the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC) for its recent study of energy and water utilities’ communications needs. The report, “Utility Communications Needs: Key Factors that Impact Utility Communications Networks,” concluded that utility companies rely on wireless technology for communications across the grid, and that wireless carriers will play an important role in [...]
Smart grid implementation has the potential to offer enormous benefits for the American public. They can improve reliability and power quality, reduce peak demand and increase both energy efficiency and our reliance on renewable energy. A sophisticated smart grid power system has unique communication requirements that allow for an interactive, real-time infrastructure that is able [...]
In today’s “green” interview, I talk with Nokia Siemens Networks’ Environmentally Sustainable Business (ESB) head Anne Larilahti on the program’s initiatives. We focus on alternative energy sources and more efficient energy use as they are keys to NSN creating more environmentally friendly communications networks.