|Honeywell securely monitors gas plants|
|Honeywell has discovered a way to measure the health of gas plants. The connected-plant system securely connects users to metering assets around the world from any web-connected device.|
|Chinese smart grid and meter firms opt for LoRa technology|
|LPWAN provider Lowan is using Semtech LoRa technology for its smart-grid power meters. And fellow Chinese company Suntront Technology is using the same technology for its smart gas and water meters for more advanced coverage and analytics.|
|GE modernises electricity supply in Sri Lanka|
|GE is working with the Ceylon Electricity Board to modernise electricity supply in Sri Lanka with the country’s first centrally integrated control and load forecasting system.|
|ChargePont acquires Kisensum to boost fleet offerings|
|California-based electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint has acquired smart grid firm Kisensum. The acquisition comes as ChargePoint embarks on its most aggressive period of growth in its ten-year history, deepening its portfolio as the market transitions to fleets and electrification.|
|Powerlink uses lidar to survey Queensland power lines|
|Australian utility Powerlink is to using autonomous-vehicle-style lidar technology to identify maintenance issues and update records on over 3000km of power lines in Queensland.|
|Wiener Netze rolls out 1.6m smart meters in Vienna|
European energy distribution company Wiener Netze is going to rollout 1.6 million smart meters in Vienna and its surroundings jointly with Siemens as the prime contractor supported by a consortium and technology partners.
|Industry moving to smart metering-as-a-service, says Northeast|
The global revenue from smart metering-as-a-service is set to top $1bn by 2027 as the industry evolves to a more subscription-based business model, a trend seen in many other industries, according to Northeast Group.