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  • [New] The global 5G internet of things market is set to explode from US$ 2.6 billion in 2021 to US$ 40.2 billion by 2026, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 73%, due to increasing demand for smart grid, telemedicine, connected cars and industrial automation. / Inside Towers
  • [New] The City of Pearl in the New Manila Bay, the biggest BRI project in the country and smart city initiative in the world, will be self-sufficient on renewable energy, running on smart mobility and grid technologies in the next thirty years. / the-year-ahead-focus-remains-on-the-pandemic-and-economic-recovery
  • Smart homes with electric heating systems, as many as 30 million electric cars, and small-scale renewable generation will all be connected to local grids in coming decades. / MSN
  • Over the next two decades, national adoption of GEBs would create savings of $ 100-200 billion across the electric power system and could decrease emissions in the power sector by 6% per year. / The White House
  • Building the Energy Grid of the Future Intel is helping build a new ecosystem for energy generation, distribution, and consumption - one where centralized carbon-based generation will be retired and replaced with decentralized, smart grids of cleaner renewable energy. / Intel Corporation
  • ADB will support needed infrastructure such as smart and resilient power grids and energy battery storage to ensure integration of increasing share of renewable energy sources. / Asian Development Bank
  • 107 million smart meters were deployed by the end of 2020, covering 75% of U.S. households, and that 115 million smart meters will be deployed by the end of 2021. / -
  • Utilities and municipalities will embrace the radio technology for smart grid and smart city infrastructure. / Stacey on IoT | Internet of Things news and analysis
  • The global penetration of smart meters is expected to climb from approximately 44% at the end of 2020 to 56% by the end of 2028, resulting in over 1.2 billion devices globally by the end of the forecast period. / Guidehouse Insights
  • A single solar farm just 50 km by 80 km, in the Nevada desert, could in theory generate enough energy to supply most of the US, assuming a smart grid, and large scale battery storage during the day for use at night (time differences will help spread load). / Global Change
  • New, 'green economy' initiatives from the Biden Administration will trigger aggressive plans for renewable energy development, smart grids and a large electric vehicle (EV) industry. / Austrade
  • The Global Smart Grids Innovation Hub is the new global innovation and knowledge center that will be a world reference in smart grids and will enable it to respond to the challenges of the energy transition. / Events StartUs
  • The Global Smart Grids Innovation Hub is the new global innovation and knowledge center from Iberdrola that will be a reference point for smart grids. / StartUs Magazine
  • SMART utilities management applications will support environmental targets to reduce carbon and waste through enabling combined smart meters and grids to deliver energy savings, and improving waste and water management through tracking of waste and water leakage (US$330bn). / PwC
  • According to the National Grid smart charging could be used as a mechanism to help balance supply and demand, and by using EVs it could be possible to store up to 20% of solar power generated in the UK. / New Electronics
  • No smart grid is going to solve the problem of a seasonal mismatch between demand and supply for electricity in the UK or in Nottingham. / Resilience
  • At a projected investment of $6 trillion over three years, the renewables-based energy transition will require a doubling of annual investment into renewables, energy efficiency, innovation, and smart grids compared to recent years. / Atlantic Council
  • China has an opportunity now to boost the strategic sectors of the future, such as renewable energy, hydrogen, electric vehicles, green buildings, and smart grids. / The Energy Mix
  • The rapid deployment of smart grids and the development of 5G network will lead to sizable demand in the market. / Yahoo!
  • The global Smart Grid Market is projected to grow with a striking growth rate of 21% over the forecast period 2020-2026. / 3rd Watch News

Last updated: 20 June 2021