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AT&T Introduces M2X To Ease Internet Of Things Development

10 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

The Internet of Things (IoT) is heralded as one of the biggest technological advances of our age. The idea that literally billions of devices and sensors will be connected to the network and that we’ll be able to derive meaningful and valuable insights from the data those devices transmit is an exciting one. Show More Summary

Natural Gas Prices Drop Following Strong Production Growth

Following a short-lived price increase over the course of November, natural gas prices have dropped to their lowest levels since all the way back in September of 2012, which is a reflection of very strong and healthy domestic production and inventory builds. read more

GE, Statoil Team Up to Reduce Industry’s Environmental Impact

General Electric and Statoil have teamed up to develop more environmentally and economically sustainable technologies for oil and shale gas production that also reduce emissions. This program is aimed at driving an industrial response to some of the biggest challenges facing global oil and gas production, including flaring, CO2 and methane emissions, and water usage, […]

Oomi Launches to Redefine the Smart Home and Internet of Things

11 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

It’s getting easier and easier to have a “smart home.” “Oh, you can dim your light bulb via your iPhone? Sweet Smart Home, dude.” But even though the label has stretched dangerously thin, becoming broad and a bit muddled, it doesn’tShow More Summary

Wastewater Treatment Saves Winery $4,000 on Sewer Surcharges

A new wastewater treatment system has saved a Canadian winery $4,000 annually on sewer surcharges and removed as much as 97 percent of biochemical oxygen demand from the winery’s wastewater, Storm Water Solutions reports. Ontario’s Cave Spring Winery needed a better filtration system. The Bloom Centre for Sustainability, a nonprofit organization that connects industry with […]

Refineries Challenge EPA Emissions Plan

A rule proposed by the EPA that aims to curb emissions from oil refineries and petrochemical manufacturers is causing tensions to flare between the agency and industry groups. The agency is reviewing a flood of public comments on the issue and is expected to finalize the rule by April 17, according to an article in […]

Another Step Forward for Demand Response: The Case of FERC Order 745

FERC Order 745 is a vital federal rule on demand response, which relies on people and technology, not power plants, to manage stress on the electric grid during periods of peak energy demand. But this critical energy management tool has also been subject to an amazing amount of scrutiny. read more

Food, Drink Manufacturers Slash CO2 Emissions

UK food and drink manufacturers have reduced their carbon dioxide emissions by 35 percent against a 1990 baseline — five years ahead of the original target date of 2020. The Food and Drink Federation report says its members saw CO2 emissions fall by 664,000 metric tons since the launch of the Five-fold Environmental Ambition in […]

Supply Chain Management App Helps Reduce Waste

A new mobile app aims to help companies manage supply chains in real time while also reducing waste. Webalo, the high-productivity mobile app development platform, and Bell Nursery, the nursery provider of annuals and perennials to more than 170 Home Depot stores, have launched an enterprise mobile product for supply chain and inventory management (SCIM). […]

Bacardi, Ryder Partner for Sustainable Shipping Practices

The Bacardi-Ryder collaboration includes partnering with the EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership program promoting vehicles equipped with clean, fuel-efficient SmartWay Verified Technologies.

Internet Room Thermostat, from Inspire Home Automation (VIDEO)

14 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Introducing the Internet Enabled Thermostat, from Inspire Home Automation – the clever way to heat your home. via Internet Room Thermostat, from Inspire Home Automation – YouTube. The post Internet Room Thermostat, from Inspire Home Automation (VIDEO) appeared first on NTS-AT Smart Technology Blog & News.

The Lowest Cost Renewable Energy Comes With a 2000 Percent Environmental Dividend

NASA and NOAA have proclaimed that 2014 was the warmest year ever recorded. It was the year also in which scientists identified heat movement into the ocean depths as the reason an atmospheric warming hiatus has existed for the previous 15 years. read more

The First Decent Home Automation System Is A DVR Built From Virtual Lego

16 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Most companies approach home automation equipment the same way. You download their app. So your smartlock is one app. And your smart light bulb is another app. It’s easy. But the idea doesn’t scale very well to a dozen, let alone several dozen, smart appliances. Show More Summary

Report: Global Home Automation Market to Surpass $21B in 2020

18 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

The global home automation market was valued at $4.4 billion in 2013, according to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research. The research firm calculates the home automation market is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.3% and will be worth more than $21 billion in 2020. Show More Summary

Greenwave Systems at IDTechEx IoT Applications conference (VIDEO)

20 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Greenwave Systems is a global Internet of Things (IoT) software and services company. Jim Hunter is the Chief Scientist and Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems. Greenwave is a profitable mid size start-up (215 people) with offices...Show More Summary

Critical Factors to Consider in Scaling Today’s Smart Grid to Meet Future Demands (VIDEO)

22 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

In this presentation Mr. Campbell will describe the paradigm shift that is occurring in the electric sector from a primarily one-way electricity flow grid with centralized generation to a 2-way electricity flow and 2-way communication...Show More Summary

Tested In-Depth: SmartThings Home Automation (VIDEO)

Will’s been testing the SmartThings system since its successful Kickstarter campaign, and shares his experience setting up home automation for his family. SmartThings lets you set a house up to be contextually aware of a variety of events, with no reoccurring fees. Show More Summary

Savant on Being the Only High-End Home Automation Co. on the CES 2015 Show Floor

At CES 2015, Savant was the sole custom-focused home automation (with multiroom audio/video) company on the main floor. There were others like Control4 and URC that held intimate meetings in suites, and several that had a small presence...Show More Summary

Nuclear Matters to Carol Browner in Chicago

Uh-oh: Not too long ago Carol Browner would have sided with the activists clad in white hazmat suits protesting nuclear power outside the City Club's lunch Tuesday in downtown Chicago. Or maybe not so uh-oh: "I can't believe what I believe...Show More Summary

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