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A Bright Idea: Utilities Turning to Satellite M2M and IoT for Smart Grid Visibility

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Smart Grid initiatives are grabbing headlines all over the world: New York Power Authority (NYPA) ANNOUNCES $9M FOR DEPLOYMENT OF EQUIPMENT SENSORS TO FURTHER ADVANCE NYS POWER SYSTEM What’s driving global smart grid initiatives? How Southeast Asia is innovating with

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Smart Grid Monitoring Q & A: The Power of Satellite

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Utility companies are constantly seeking new ways to improve field data reliability and availability, so it’s no surprise that satellite is becoming the smart grid technology of choice where accurate, real-time information is critical, especially from remote sites. We sat

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Smart Grid Monitoring: Better Data for Utilities

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By Reinaldo Burian Utility companies are looking for ways to improve the reliability and availability of real time field data in order to make smarter decisions related to power distribution. The ability to precisely and quickly address warning signs related

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Smart Grid: New Webinar Sheds Light on Monitoring Remote Electricity Infrastructure

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Utility companies are looking for ways to improve the reliability and availability of real time field data in order to make smarter decisions related to power distribution. The ability to precisely and quickly address warning signs related to quality indicators

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Integrated Heavy Equipment Telematics Systems Driving Better Operational Efficiency

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Whether you are an OEM, a dealer, a contractor, or a lessor, it’s imperative that you always know where your equipment is, what it’s doing, if and when it needs service, if it’s been tampered with or stolen, and how

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Improving Smart Grid Management with Satellite Monitoring

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Utility companies are constantly seeking new ways to improve field data reliability and availability, especially in countries like Brazil, where 70% of all energy is produced by hydroelectric power plants. Smart grids are a reality in developed countries but are

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Water Monitoring: Brazilian Company Turns to Satellite for Telemetry Applications

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Brazil is experiencing one of the worst droughts in its history. Not only are millions of residents facing daily water shutoffs, they are also experiencing rolling blackouts as there is not enough water for the country’s hydroelectric system to meet

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Gerenciamento responsável de redes elétricas através da tecnologia satelital

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Concessionárias de energia elétrica estão constantemente a procura de novas formas de melhorar a confiabilidade e a disponibilidade de dados de campo, principalmente em países como o Brasil, onde 70% da energia elétrica é gerada em hidrelétricas. Esses dados visam

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Droughts and Wildfires: The Burning Need for Remote Monitoring

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In the wake of last summer’s droughts and wildfires that forced the government of British Columbia to impose strict water restrictions, it came to light that the province didn’t have a good understanding of the underground water supply it was

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Satellite M2M for Event-Based SCADA Applications

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As the popularity of satellite M2M devices for remote tracking, monitoring and control has increased, SCADA system integrators are increasingly trying to find new applications for these low-cost alternatives to satellite broadband terminals. At ORBCOMM, our system integrators in the

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