IBM, STMicroelectronics and Shaspa Demo Smarter Home Initiative

  • Posted on: 8 January 2013
  • By: chw staff

IBM is collaborating with STMicroelectronics and Shaspa as part of a smarter home initiative, to create a cloud solution for service providers.  All three companies will be at this year’s CES to demonstrate the solution, which features a TV linked to ST’s home gateway, running software from Shaspa and connected to the IBM cloud infrastructure.

All three businesses said the solution is driven by the desire to offer manufacturers and service providers innovative ways for us to manage and interact with home appliances connected to the network.

Hydro One Selects IBM Telvent For Smart Grid Project

  • Posted on: 27 March 2012
  • By: chw staff

IBM and its Business Partner Telvent announced that they have been selected by Hydro One, the largest distributor of electricity in Ontario (Canada), for a new smart grid project that will help transform the province's electrical system. Together, the companies will run simulations and tests to determine the smart grid technologies that have the potential to improve power efficiency and reliability.

ThingWorx Joins Carnegie Mellon and IBM in Pennsylvania Smart Infrastructure Project

  • Posted on: 23 February 2012
  • By: chw staff

ThingWorx, the provider of the first application platform for the connected world is partnering with Carnegie Mellon’s Pennsylvania Smart Infrastructure Incubator (PSII). The ThingWorx platform will be used to gather and manage real-time information communicated by sensors and other connected devices tied to physical infrastructure.

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities Adds eMeter, IBM, Siemens to Smart Grid Team

  • Posted on: 21 October 2011
  • By: chw staff

Siemens has teamed up with the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (KCBPU), a publicly owned provider of electricity and water services to residences and businesses across Kansas City, Kan., to deliver eMeter Smart Grid Appliances. Each appliance includes a preloaded, rapidly deployable instance of eMeter EnergyIP meter data management system (MDMS) with IBM Tivoli and WebSphere software running on IBM Power Systems.

European Smart Grid Consortium (EcoGrid EU) Attracts Big Names

  • Posted on: 20 October 2011
  • By: chw staff

Sixteen of Europe’s leading smart grid solutions providers have come together to help develop a renewable energy focus smart grid. The European Union funded project called EcoGrid EU is a continuation of the EDISON (Electric Vehicles in a Distributed and Integrated Market using Sustainable Energy and Open Networks) project launched in 2009. With a mixture of old and new faces EcoGrid EU hopes to demonstrate an infrastructure with innovative smart technologies that others can follow.

IBM Joins EcoGrid EU Smart Grid Project

  • Posted on: 14 October 2011
  • By: chw staff

IBM has joined a collaborative consortium to help develop an energy grid that uses at least 50 percent of renewable energy sources, such as wind power, solar energy and biogas. Led by a European Union-funded consortium, the EcoGrid EU project will demonstrate a smart energy grid that will allow smart devices to use renewable electricity based on near real-time pricing and availability.

Sensus to Add IBM's Encryption and Key Management Into its FlexNet Advanced Metering Infrastructure

  • Posted on: 6 July 2011
  • By: chw staff

Sensus is incorporating encryption and key management technologies from IBM into its FlexNet Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system in an effort to advance data security as a critical component of the smart grid. The initiative will further enhance the existing security capabilities of the Sensus network infrastructure.

IBM to Collaborate with KEPCO to Advance Korea's Smart Grid

  • Posted on: 30 June 2011
  • By: chw staff

In conjunction with the semi-annual Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition (GIUNC) meeting, IBM has announced its collaboration with Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO), on the building of the Total Operations Center at the Jeju Smart Grid Test-Bed Demonstration Complex. The center will allow the 160 companies and 11 consortia members operating at the Jeju Complex to collect and manage information on all international markets, and monitor smart grid systems and data exchange.