Tag: Utilities & Renewables

“0 to 1 in sixty seconds” – Data’s journey in shaping digital transformation in Utilities

September 22, 2022

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“0 to 1 in sixty seconds” – Data’s journey in shaping digital transformation in Utilities

A detailed account of how far Utilities companies have come in terms of collecting and analysing data to streamline their operations, and how data is likely to shape digitalisation in the future.

Empowering Utility providers to better align with consumer priorities

April 19, 2022

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Empowering Utility providers to better align with consumer priorities

Survey shows 46% of consumers state ‘greater confidence to limit outages’ as a potential reason to switch Utility providers.

Powering tomorrow: challenges and opportunities in Utilities

January 27, 2022

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Powering tomorrow: challenges and opportunities in Utilities

In this webinar, four experts in the field of IoT / M2M connectivity discussed the challenges Utilities and Renewables companies face over the next decade, from ageing infrastructure to cyber security to climate change.

Can Satellite be an Effective PSTN Replacement?

September 30, 2021

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Can Satellite be an Effective PSTN Replacement?

In this video we explore the challenge presented by the PSTN switch off, particularly the impact on British utilities companies. We'll propose satellite connectivity as a solution to these challenges, but this offers you a broad spectrum of possibilities, so we explore the best options for this application.

Selecting the right solution ready for the PSTN switch off

September 30, 2021

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Selecting the right solution ready for the PSTN switch off

IP communications will inevitably require all remote sites to be linked via digital IP connections when the traditional PSTN lines are switched off in 2025. By understanding the application, the frequency of transmission and volume of data ensures the best communications solution fit - be that BGAN M2M or the new RockREMOTE from Ground Control.

Could your Business Achieve More with Better Connectivity?

September 30, 2021

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Could your Business Achieve More with Better Connectivity?

In this webinar, we dismantle the perception that satellite for IoT is too costly, fragile or insecure to be effective, and give real-life examples of where the extra data provided by satellite IoT connectivity has materially improved outcomes - from smart farming to disaster management, environmental monitoring to renewable energy production.

Calling UK Utility Providers…Get Switched on About the Big Switch Off

September 27, 2021

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Calling UK Utility Providers…Get Switched on About the Big Switch Off

The PSTN will be switched off in December 2025. With 16 million lines and channels to manage, most replacements will be straightforward swaps to cellular or fibre. This leaves an estimated 10% of sites too far from the exchange to be serviced by fibre or broadband over copper, with many of these also requiring more resilience than cellular coverage offers. Here's what Ground Control recommends for these sites.

Remote Locations for the Renewables Industry

October 31, 2020

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Remote Locations for the Renewables Industry

One of the biggest challenges in the renewable energy industry is finding a suitable location. Read how Ground Control can help.

OSIL use RockBLOCK to Assist Data Collection for Tidal Energy Opportunities

January 7, 2020

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OSIL use RockBLOCK to Assist Data Collection for Tidal Energy Opportunities

Working with Bangor University (Wales) on the SEACAMS2 project, Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has provided a network of three telemetered data buoys which are each equipped with a RockBLOCK.