While it is clear that ‘Jo Public’ is still largely unaware of what the Internet of Things (IoT) is or does, among the UK electrical sector there is fast growing interest in the subject. The IoT is going to change all our lives and is starting to do so already, so we need to be prepared. James...
Smart Tech Live 2016, to be held by Voltimum UK in association with the ECA, is aimed squarely at senior people in the construction sector who wish to know much more about how they can use the latest connectivity solutions to provide new business opportunities. By James Hunt:
Thorn has lit the one of the tallest office buildings outside London. At 32 storeys and 137 metres high, Bridgewater Place is Leeds’ tallest mixed office and residential development, requiring over 3,000 modular luminaires, all of which were specially made
Ecobuild, the UK’s largest show dedicated to construction and energy, returns in March with an increased and in-depth focus on the latest industry trends, challenges and opportunities – and how professionals from across the whole supply chain can capitalise on them.
ABB, a global leader in power and automation, will present the new intelligent KNX app at the Light+Building event in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The solution is introduced in Germany, Austria and Netherlands under the Busch-Jaeger brand – a member of the ABB Group.
It is projected that total grid transmission and distribution investment in the US will need to reach $900 billion by 2030 to meet forecast electricity demand. In Europe, some €400 Billion will be spent on distribution networks and smart grids by the year 2020.
Over 130 delegates gathered for the inaugural Smart Tech Live event to find out more about smart solutions for the electrical sector, from the Internet of Things, smart homes, intelligent lighting, energy efficiency and beyond.