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  • Galway City Council are Investigating the Potential of IoT Technologies to Improve the City’s Litter Collection Service

    Galway City Council have installed ten SolarStreetBin™ litter bins from PEL Waste Reduction Equipment in Eyre Square, along Shop Street and on the Salthill Promenade. The IoT SolarStreetBin™ litter bin installations form part of a project investigating the potential of IoT (Internet-of-Things) technologies to impact the efficiency of litter collections in the city. PEL Waste ...

  • LEC changed technique of analysis of metals in spirits to capillary electrophoresis

    June, 2019 – Cognac, France. LEC company, one of the leading spirit control companies in the Cognac region, managed to switch from atomic absorption (AA) spectrometry to capillary electrophoresis (CE) to analyze metals in spirits using Capel-105M. LEC found the CE systems from Lumex Instruments to be the most cost-effective, user-friendly, and reliable solution to solve its ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Agentbrite Arrives at Tayto Park

    Tayto Park, in Co Meath, is Ireland’s largest theme park and zoo. It is home to 100’s of attractions including The Cú Chulainn, Europe’s biggest wooden roller coaster, a 5D Cinema, and most recently they have partnered up with Nissan to bring Ireland’s first ever driving school for kids to the park. Located 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre, Tayto Park has become ...

  • Dyacon Weather Stations: Versatile and Useful for Any Application

    Dyacon MS-100 series weather stations are available in several configurations, with different combinations of sensors for a range of applications. Dyacon MS-100 series weather stations are easy to use and do not require complex programming like other data logger systems. Preconfigured stations are available, ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • WMO wins support for Global Observation System satellite plan

    A WMO strategy for the enhanced use of satellites to monitor climate change and weather has been endorsed by international space and meteorological agencies during annual talks that ended 16 January in New Orleans, USA. The WMO Consultative Meetings on High-level Policy on Satellite Matters dealt with a variety of key issues, including the future Global Observation System satellite ...

  • Kipp & Zonen joins OTT Hydromet Group

    OTT Hydromet, a Division of Hach Company, and a global leader in hydrological and meteorological solutions integrates Kipp & Zonen, a leading manufacturer of solar radiation and atmospheric measurement instruments, based in Delft, Netherlands. OTT Hydromet consists of established brands like OTT, Sutron, Lufft, Adcon, Hydrolab, and others. In hydrology, it covers the full range of ...

  • WMO develops new global satellite strategy to monitor climate change

    The World Meteorological Organization is developing a new vision for using dozens of satellites to monitor climate change and weather. This strategy for an updated space-based Global Observing System will be discussed at a high-level WMO meeting, attended by the world’s space agencies, in New Orleans, USA, on 15–16 January.  At least 16 geostationary and low-earth orbit satellites currently ...

  • Report Examines Future of Demand Response Management Systems (DRMS) Market

    The global demand response management system (DRMS) market size is expected to reach USD 35.9 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The integration of demand response (DR) with smart grids and the rising awareness and adoption of automated DRMS by utilities and customers are believed to be the key ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Industrial Protocols Added for Weather Monitoring Solutions

    Columbia Weather Systems has developed interfaces for weather stations to be used directly with common industrial automation systems such as SCADA, DCS, and PLC systems, as well as DNP3 systems commonly used by utilities. These systems are used in industrial manufacturing, as well as government facility and infrastructure operations and maintenance.  New application notes are ...

  • Weather Monitoring with BACnet

    Columbia Weather Systems has added BACnet interface for the building automation industry to the Weather MicroServer™. This tool is available for any CWS model weather station. Professional weather stations offered by CWS are used for critical weather monitoring in industries and government agencies worldwide. Model options include all-in-one sensor suites, as well as modular sensor ...

  • Columbia Weather Systems Adds Mac Interface for Weather Stations

    Columbia Weather Systems is pleased to announce a Mac platform for monitoring weather data. Capricorn 2000EX™ modular weather stations are now compatible with the popular WeatherSnoop™ Software. WeatherSnoop offers database, spreadsheet, graphing and data sharing with web-based networks such as Weather Underground and Citizen Weather Observer – all with the look and feel Mac ...

  • Great Lakes Commission/LimnoTech App Will Inform Beach-Goers (June 2015)

    The Great Lakes Commission, in partnership with LimnoTech and the Great Lakes states, has announced release of updated versions of their myBeachCast mobile app, now available for both iPhone and Android smartphones. This application provides convenient, public access to swim advisories and other environmental conditions information for more than 1,800 beaches in the Great ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • CWS Weather Stations Interoperable with Popular Automation Platforms

    All weather stations manufactured by Columbia Weather Systems can now be integrated into PROFIBUS®, PROFINET® and LonWorks® networks.  “Interoperability is critical in many applications where weather monitoring is one component of a large automation control system such as process control, building or industrial automation,” says Nader Khoury, president of Columbia ...

  • One good tern…monitoring birds

    The use of portable, wireless cameras and monitoring equipment for recording and transmitting footage of wildlife is perhaps familiar to anyone who watches nature programs on TV. However, common to all such equipment is the problem of limited battery life, which becomes particularly troublesome when using such equipment in remote and hazardous locations. A new report in the International Journal ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New Modular Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems

    Introducing the Capricorn FLX™ – the new generation modular weather station from Columbia Weather Systems. The “Flex” maintains the modular system of individual sensors for optimal selection and placement. Sensor options include: wind speed and direction ...

  • Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants for Lagos

    Two SBR plants for 6,000 and 36,000 PE are planned by BITControl for the Lagos State Wastewater Management Office. As we have only dry weather systems with a defined amount of wastewater, the systems are designed as sequencing batch activated sludge systems (SBR). Carbon and nitrogen elimination combined with simultaneous aerobic sludge stabilization is required.  At these systems energy ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • Eaton Helps Power Mt. Washington Observatory through Extreme Weather Conditions

    Power management company Eaton today announced a two-year contract to provide the Mt. Washington Observatory (MWO) with integrated power management solutions. Located in North Conway, New Hampshire, the non-profit institution faces some of the world’s harshest weather conditions, including wind gusts in excess of 100 MPH, direct lightning strikes and heavy winter snowstorms that can knock ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • 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

  • New noise monitoring terminal from Brüel & Kjær is robust, reliable and remote

    Brüel & Kjær has launched its new Noise Monitoring Terminal, 3639-A/B, created specifically for unattended environmental noise monitoring. The noise monitoring terminals operate as part of an environmental noise monitoring system for permanent, mobile or semi-permanent observation, which can be controlled by a remote PC. The broadband and 1/3 octave information is recorded every 1/2-second, ...

  • The Climate Corporation Expands Operations with New Office in Seattle, Washington

    The Climate Corporationtoday announced the official opening of its newest office, located in Seattle, Washington. The Climate Corporation combines Big Data, ...


    By The Climate Corporation

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