The new report by the Smart Energy Demand Coalition maps the progress of member states in enabling 'explicit' demand response, reviewing the regulatory structures of 18 countries: 16 EU member states, plus Norway and Switzerland. The research indicates that interest in enabling demand response continues to increase with notable progress achieved in several member states. However, significant barriers remain in the majority of EU countries. These concern the market opening to demand response, access for service providers such as independent demand response aggregators, product definitions as well as verification, payments and penalties for demand response services.
ESdat LabSync Service
EScIS is excited to announce the release of ESdat LabSync. ESdat LabSync represents a major enhancement to the previously available "Lab Initiated Upload". The objective of LabSync is that organisations will no longer need to allocate internal resources to liase with laboratories to ensure their data successfully transfers from laboratories to their ESdat system. The whole receipt and upload process will be configured and set up by EScIS in conjunction with your laboratory(ies) and will run automatically. LabSync...
AKCP to Announce LoRaWAN Products at Intelligent Building Systems Show
AKCP in collaboration with GMI Databox will announce a family of LoRaWAN products at the upcoming Intelligent Building Systems show in Paris Porte de Versailles, France. AKCP, established in the USA in 1981, has 37 years of experience in professional sensor management solutions. AKCP is partnering with GMI Databox at the Intelligent Building Systems Show (http://www.ibs-event.com/), held between the 6th – 7th November 2018 in France. At this event AKCP will be announcing, and previewing, their upcoming...
New Thermo Scientific Prisma SEM Combines Performance and Versatility
Scientists working in industrial and academic R&D, quality control, and failure analysis laboratories now have access to a simple but powerful new scanning electron microscope (SEM) that also offers a full range of imaging and analytical options for more complex investigations. The newly-released Thermo Scientific Prisma SEM platform incorporates extensive automation and a friendly user interface that make it easy to learn and operate in routine industrial applications, while preserving the flexibility needed...
airTEXT air quality alerts for Riga
The World Health Organisation warns that air pollution is a major global cause of death and disease, and in sensitive people short-term exposure can lead to reduced lung function, respiratory infections and aggravated asthma. Air pollution levels can vary greatly in just a few hours. Residents of Riga now benefit from a new free service Riga airTEXT, launched on 27 February at Riga City Hall. Riga airTEXT informs the public with free air quality alerts by text message and emails. Air quality forecasts up to three...
SOIL’s EkoLakay Service Mapped in New Water Atlas
Hot off the press is Guerilla Cartography’s Water Atlas, their latest project featuring volunteer submissions of maps on all things water, including one titled “Reducing Water Pollution with a Poop Solution” – a map on SOIL’s EkoLakay household sanitation service! Monika Roy, SOIL’s former Project Coordinator, spearheaded this project back in 2015 when Guerilla Cartography started soliciting map submissions for the atlas. At the time, SOIL had just begun to incorporate more...