Stephen Powell

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South Australia’s second big battery takes peninsula off grid, as tests continue

South Australia’s second big battery – the Dalrymple North installation on the Yorke Peninsula south of Adelaide – has not quite completed its …

Wind Farm

IoT is helping preserve and monitor precious resources

Fresh, clean water is a precious but limited resource. The Bureau of Meteorology reports that Non-Revenue Water loss in Australia in the past five …

Batteries

Digital transformation in retail at Toronto's Innovation Center | The Network | The Network

See how retailers working with Cisco Toronto Innovation Center are stepping up to transform using insights that improved their customer interactions.<p>Check out more about Cisco Innovation Centers here.

Cisco Systems

Cycling can result in 267,000 fewer sick days: Danish analysis

Recent sunny weather has resulted in more traffic on Denmark’s cycle paths. The increased number of cyclists creates more space on roads and is …

The old-fashioned way Portland is trying to regulate new electric scooters

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The stereotypical electric scooter rider is a tech-savvy millennial on the go, with access to a smartphone and the tolerance for risk that early adopters tend to flaunt.<p>How do you deliver an important message to this …

Santa Monica

The Energy Revolution Of 2018: Electricity Storage

In 2017, utility-scale energy storage moved from a handful of experimental programs to front-page news, with prominent deployments in Australia, Texas, Southern California, and hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Building on these successful installations, 2018 should be an even more important milestone …

Customers

On first day as PM, Morrison learns difference between Big Battery and Big Banana

On his first day as prime minister, Scott Morrison got to test his theory that the Tesla big battery in South Australia is about as useful as the Big …

Australia

The Vehicle of the Future Has Two Wheels, Handlebars, and Is a Bike

What’s the shiniest, most exciting new technology for transportation? Well, there are plenty of candidates! We’ve got the self-­driving car and …

Dimension Data lifts the lid on new Client Innovation Centre

Dimension Data has officially opened its first Client Innovation Centre featuring a raft of new technology innovations within Darling Park in Sydney.

Freestyle looks for slice of $1.8bn Taiwan smart meter project

Australian IoT firm Freestyle Technology is running technology proof-of-concepts with major Taiwanese gas companies in the hope of winning a slice of …

Can the share bike business survive in Australia?

After months of damaged and discarded bikes on city streets, it now looks like three of the four major firms who launched app-based bike sharing …

How an Executive Briefing Center Can Drive Organic Growth with New Logo Customers

<i>Home field advantage.</i><p>If you follow or have any familiarity with the sports world, you have heard the term. It’s what teams play for on the road to a …

Huawei launches 5G and IoT customer innovation centre in Sydney | ZDNet

The Chinese tech giant has opened a new Customer Solution Innovation Centre in Sydney, with the local CTO telling ZDNet it is testing, trialling, and …

What my mamil mates think about my ebike

Tour de France

oBike to leave Melbourne after crackdown on bicycle share company

The sight of yellow bicycles up trees and abandoned in rivers could become a thing of the past in Melbourne, after oBike announced it would abandon …

The Aussie company metering South Korea’s water

Somewhat surprisingly, the largest smart metering project in South Korea is the work of an Australian company, Melbourne-based Freestyle …

Freestyle’s Sundar Iyer to talk smart metering at IoT Festival

One of the first speakers at the IoT Festival being held 4 June at the Melbourne Park Function Centre will be Sundar Iyer, general manager products …

Acoustical ceiling clouds soar above GE Customer Experience Center

The Customer Experience Center (CEC) at the GE Advanced Manufacturing Works in Greenville, SC not only showcases the history, progression, and …

Customer Experience

Aussie company wins Korean smart water metering deal

Melbourne-based IoT company Freestyle Technology has won a contract to supply a smart water metering system to South Korean water utility Gimje.<p>The …

Zen and the art of demand response (or how to stay cool about staying cool this summer) - Australian Renewable Energy Agency

It’s a small black or white box, elegantly yet simply designed, and it could be in your home soon, making a difference not just to your own …

South Korea's IoT in full swing: From water meters to AI-powered smart buildings

In South Korea's small towns and big cities, the Internet of Things (IoT) is changing everything from utilities to subways to buildings as more …

Britain goes without old king coal for two days

Inside IBM's newest 'agile' space at Research Triangle Park (Photos) - Triangle Business Journal

By Lauren K. Ohnesorge <br>– Senior Staff Writer, Triangle Business Journal<p>Apr 3, 2018, 8:57am EDT<p>On the third floor of IBM's Research Triangle Park …

Price spikes, demand records and the Tesla battery: How the energy market saw off summer

In September, energy market operator AEMO issued a warning for summer.<p>A "heightened risk of significant unserved energy" — widely experienced as …

Australian Open (Tennis)

Verizon Says its Intelligent Edge Will Reduce Network Costs

Last weekend Verizon debuted a new ad campaign dubbed “Humanability.” Not surprisingly, the ad campaign focuses on how Verizon’s technology eases …

Electricity Prices Plummet as Gas, Wind Gain Traction and Demand Stalls

Texas is a microcosm of pressures facing power generators; ‘It’s too late’ for coal<p>The rapid rise of wind and natural gas as sources of electricity is roiling U.S. power markets, forcing more companies to close older generating plants.<p>Wholesale electricity prices are falling near historic lows in …

Natural Gas

China’s bicycle-sharing giants are still trying to make money

STEVE JOBS liked to describe computers as “bicycles for the mind”—tools that let humans do things faster and more efficiently than their bodies would …

China

Energy efficiency: the foundation of the climate transition

Energy debate in Australia seems overly focused on supply side of the market - it should look more closely at demand.

We had an energy crisis in California - and this was our solution

What surprised me is that virtually no attention is being paid to the quickest, cheapest way to improve reliability and affordability while bringing …

Bright lights way to smart future

11:00PM November 20, 2017<p>Israeli tech outfit Bright Innovations is tapping Australian investors to back its open platform for smart city …