Infrastructure Monitoring News

  • Wisconsin Public Service Selects Landis+Gyr for Electric and Gas AMI Deployment

    Landis+Gyr has been selected by Wisconsin Public Service Company (WPS) to provide a multi-purpose Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) network platform for advanced metering and grid modernization. The project includes deployment of Landis+Gyr’s RF mesh network technology, 450,000 FOCUS AX-SD electric meters and about 326,000 two-way gas modules under a managed services ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • FERC Proposes to Require Expanded Cyber Security Incident Reporting

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently (12/21) proposed development of a revised Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standard to improve mandatory reporting of cyber security incidents, including incidents that might facilitate future attempts to harm reliable operation of the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Ravalli Electric to Take Metering Infrastructure to New Heights with Sensus

    When the power goes out in the mountains of rural Montana, Joe Smith and the staff at Ravalli Electric Co-op (REC) can sometimes go for weeks without hearing about it. With an aging advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system that creates challenges in communicating with the electricity meters in these remote locations, Smith's hands are often tied. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Wi-SUN Alliance Report Finds Concerns Over IoT Security, Lack Of Funding and Commitment

    A new report by the Wi-SUN Alliance, a global member-based association driving the proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities, smart utilities and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications, shows that half of organizations investing in IoT initiatives already have a fully implemented strategy in place, while more than a third (36%) have a partially implemented ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Innovyze Announces the Retirement of the H2OMAP Modeling Platform with Upgrade Path to More Powerful InfoWater, InfoSewer and InfoSWMM Software

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the planned retirement of the H2OMAP Modeling Platform, as well as a new path for existing customers to easily adapt the more powerful next generation programs, InfoWater, ...


    By XP Solutions

  • Toyota To Build The World's First Megawatt-Scale 100% Renewable Power And Hydrogen Generation Station

    Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA) will build the world's first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fueling station to support its operations at the Port of Long Beach. Announced today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Tri-Gen facility will use bio-waste sourced from California agricultural waste to generate water, electricity and hydrogen. When it comes ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Smart Cities Market Finally Arrives With $64bn Streetlight Opportunity

    In the past few years, smart streetlights have progressed from a nascent market to established early deployments of smart city infrastructure. Cities have embraced the technology and diverse vendors have entered the market, increasing the momentum for smart cities. Over the next decade, the vast majority of streetlights will be converted to LEDs, while 29% will be networked to become "smart," ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EuroWins

    Envirosuite Limited (ASX:EVS) is pleased to advise that it has secured subscriptions with three new clients in Europe. All three subscriptions are for the Incident Intelligence solution which combines complaint reporting, a community involvement portal, workflow management, automated modelling and customised reports. One of the subscriptions is for a client in Georgia, for use in a ...


    By Envirosuite

  • FERC Proposes New Security Management Controls for Grid Cyber Systems

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposed new cyber security management controls to further enhance the reliability and resilience of the nation's bulk electric system. These include mandatory controls to address the risks posed by malware from transient electronic devices like laptop computers, thumb drives and other devices used at low-impact bulk electric system cyber systems. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Silver Spring Networks Announces Agreement with Acuity Brands to Forge Smart City and IoT Development

    Silver Spring Networks recently announced that Acuity Brands, through its subsidiary Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., is a new technology and channel partner. Acuity Brands' field sales organization will deliver Silver Spring's technology for smart street lights and smart city services as part of its turn-key offering for large-scale customers including utilities and cities. This includes Silver ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. EPA’s Environmental Financial Advisory Board focuses on small water systems

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Financial Advisory Board met August 22-23 in Kansas City, Kansas, for a meeting focusing on the financial capacity for small water systems. Key points raised included: Many small communities are not able to provide safe water and are losing ratepayer base. States need priority processes for small communities to address ...

  • Schneider Electric and Claroty Partner to Address Safety and Cybersecurity Challenges

    Claroty, an innovator in Operational Technology (OT) network protection, and Schneider Electric announced recently (8/7) that they are partnering to address safety and cybersecurity challenges for the world's industrial infrastructure. Under the terms of the agreement, Claroty will market its real-time OT/ICS network monitoring and detection solution to Schneider Electric's customers through the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Aclara and Enbala Form Strategic Alliance

    Aclara Technologies and Enbala Power Networks announce a new strategic alliance through which Aclara adds Enbala's Virtual Power Plant (VPP) technology to Aclara's utility solution suite. Aclara is a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities. Enbala is a world-leading VPP and distributed energy resource management software company. Enbala's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Innovyze and XP Solutions Merge

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, and XP Solutions, a leading provider of software solutions for stormwater/floodwater modeling and drainage design headquartered in Portland, Oregon, announced today that their companies have joined. The expanded company will operate under the Innovyze name going forward. As the new ...


    By XP Solutions

  • Mapping The Future For UK Waste To Energy Post-Brexit

    Are you a UK company concerned about the impact of Brexit on the UK waste to energy market? Will the outcome really be a catalyst for new domestic waste infrastructure? Has the second CfD round done enough to support the next wave of ACT projects? Join us at the upcoming World Waste to Energy & Resources Summit in London and take part in a ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • CH2M, Evergreen State College Center for Sustainable Infrastructure visualize a future for water infrastructure

    Visualize a future where water infrastructure doesn't play a vital role in the daily lives of global citizens. Might seem hard to picture – yet, around the world water infrastructure is aging, and at risk for breakdowns. With dams averaging 50-years-old, most wastewater systems operating well over their expected lifespan and leaky pipes responsible for the loss of six billion gallons of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • CH2M envisions better way of managing life-cycle infrastructure development

    CH2M, an industry leader in the management of major projects and programs, has developed a new Resiliency and Sustainability Framework for infrastructure that offers public and private sector planners a comprehensive program development and decision support system. The Framework is being utilized today in San Mateo, California, for the city's Clean Water Program, to understand how resilient and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Schneider Electric and Accenture Build a Digital Services Factory to Speed Development of Industrial IoT Solutions and Services

    Schneider Electric and Accenture have completed the development of the Schneider Electric Digital Services Factory, a virtual' factory that enables Schneider Electric to rapidly build and scale new offerings in areas such as predictive maintenance, asset monitoring and energy optimization. Staffed with professionals from Schneider Electric and Accenture, the Digital Factory gathers data from the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Kingspan Environmental Fully Integrated Fuel Management Solutions at FPS Expo 2017

    Kingspan Environmental will be once again showcasing its global-leading portfolio of fuel and oil tanks, alongside innovative tank monitoring technology at this year’s FPS EXPO 2017. Kingspan Environmental’s fully integrated fuel storage and management solutions have been developed to provide protection, absolute containment and dispensing of expensive and harmful liquids including ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • New mining sensors go wireless - SmartCyclone delivers new opportunities

    A unique combination of wireless and sensor technology brings condition monitoring capabilities to traditional hydrocyclone processes. When oversize material mistakenly reports to the flotation stage of a mineral processing comminution circuit it results in valuable material reporting to tailings and possibly severe degradation of the flotation process efficiency. The expense ...


    By FLSmidth KREBS

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