Will autonomous microgrids drive IoT in smart cities?

The ability of microgrids to operate autonomously from larger grids could prove to be a major driver of Internet of Things (IoT) adoption in smart cities of the future. A recent Intel Grid Insights blog piece by Andres Carvallo discussed the pivotal role microgrids will play in smart cities of the future. Carvallo is CEO of […]

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Smart energy market valued at $136 billion for next decade

Smart energy firms could see a surge in adoption, as Internet of Things (IoT) devices, platforms and off-the-grid technology reduces the cost of power and improves efficiency in a smart city. Market research group Navigant Research estimates in a report the global revenue of the industry between 2015 to 2024 will be $136 billion. It […]