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Smart Home Security

Smart Home technology is a multi-billion dollar market that is poised for rapid growth over the next few years. Next to home automation, entertainment and energy management, home security is one of the main drivers behind the market’s growth. In fact, Statista’s analysts expect smart security solutions, such as connected […]

Best practices from 22 smart cities around the world.

Nokia announced the availability of ‘The Smart City Playbook’, a strategy report that documents best practices for smart cities. The playbook provides concrete guidance to city leaders on successful strategies used by other municipalities to make their cities smarter, safer and more sustainable. Commissioned by Nokia and developed by Machina […]

Universal Smart Energy Framework (USEF)

The growing share of variable generation in Europe is increasing the need for flexibility in the electricity system. By choosing to be flexible about non-time dependent electricity consumption, consumers can help to reduce grid stress. They could lower their energy bills by selling flexibility to market actors who aggregate enough […]

ISGAN discussion paper on storage and balancing

Storage and balancing as key elements for future network planning and electricity markets design ISGAN recently published a report about storage and balancing. The aim of the report is to analyze the flexibility contribution that identified resources could provide as a contribution towards the achievement of efficient and cost-effective dispatching of the electric system, […]

Ensuring security and reliability in smart meters

Close collaboration is key in fighting security issues Today, GSGF published a report on the cyber security issues in smart meters and the associated advance metering infrastructure. While smart meters offer significant benefits, it is also understood that as software and communications become more pervasive, systems will become prone to […]