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Unison Networks launches digital electricity safety programme for kids
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New Zealand's Unison Networks launches a free, interactive online safety course aimed at teaching school children about the precautions needed when dealing with electricity.
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Singer Electric & ABB launch maritime industry's first MCS for Auckland Transport
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Singer Electric and ABB are set to revolutionise maritime industry with the launch of the first Megawatt Charging System (MCS) for Auckland Transport's electric and hybrid-electric ferries, aiming to boost industry competitiveness and cut emissions.
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Zyxel's energy-efficient switches help curb SMBs' electricity costs
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In answer to soaring global electricity prices, Zyxel Networks innovates power-saving switches, offering significant cost efficiencies and sustainability for financially vulnerable SMBs.
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Plug Power's green hydrogen venture powers Amazon's Colorado site
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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Plug Power installs electrolyzer system at Amazon's Colorado centre, contributing to the green hydrogen economy and powering over 225 hydrogen fuelled forklift trucks.
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NTT reveals technology predictions for 2024, featuring AI and sustainability
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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network infrastructure
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NTT has unveiled its key tech predictions for 2024, highlighting sustained AI growth, emerging trends, and focus on sustainability.
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Information & communication sector shows resilience to inflation
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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Amidst rising inflation, the information and communication sector demonstrates remarkable resilience, with less impact observed.
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'UK's crucial infrastructure under major threat from cyber attacks' report reveals
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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The National Cyber Security Centre's annual review reveals a sustained and significant cyber threat to the UK's crucial infrastructure.
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UK launch of Voltaware Sensor for detailed electricity tracking
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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iot
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smart home
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power / energy
AI-powered Voltaware Sensor debuts in the UK, offering detailed appliance-specific electricity consumption tracking.
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Balancing digital video demand and environmental sustainability in tech
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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The global tech community is addressing the environmental impact of video traffic on networks, according to Philippe Wetzel, CEO of VITEC.
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Guaranteeing mission-critical power in an unstable world
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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The global shift towards alternative energy sources is forcing a review of traditional backup power solutions.
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NZ Compare calls foul of EA deal with Powerswitch
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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The Electricity Authority for extending a $2.8m taxpayer-funded contract with Powerswitch, despite criticism of its failure to reduce consumer power prices.
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How to Save Your Electricity Bills with BLUETTI Solar Generators
Mon, 26th Jun 2023
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BLUETTI, a leading provider of innovative solar generators, offers an effective and efficient way for Australian households to reduce their electricity bills.
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AUCloud appoints Robert Ovens as Chief Product Officer
Fri, 21st Apr 2023
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AUCloud appoints Robert Ovens as Chief Product Officer to oversee the development and innovation of cloud and cyber security solutions in Australia.
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How data centres can innovate for a sustainable future
Thu, 23rd Mar 2023
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Here's why Digital Realty is doubling down on a holistic approach to its data centres to improve environmental outcomes.
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Muswellbrook Pumped Hydro to provide better electricity in NSW
Wed, 7th Sep 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
Idemitsu Australia signs AU$9.45m funding agreement with NSW Government's Energy Corporation for Muswellbrook Pumped Hydro project.
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Canstar finds Flick Electric NZ’s favourite provider
Tue, 21st Jun 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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Canstar’s annual research to find New Zealand’s favourite electricity provider reveals Flick Electric has come out on top.
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Mercury launches broadband and fibre packages for NZ customers
Thu, 16th Jun 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Mercury has officially launched Mercury Broadband, giving its electricity and gas customers the ability to add fibre to their existing Mercury account.
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Cyber attacks on industrial assets cost firms millions
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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Some 89% of electricity, oil & gas, and manufacturing firms have experienced cyber attacks impacting production and energy supply over the past year.
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Cybersecurity prompts upgrade for 1.3 billion electricity meters
Mon, 23rd May 2022
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data centre maintenance / management
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cybersecurity
ABI Research finds Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and cybersecurity concerns are prompting the upgrade of 1.3 billion electricity meters by 2027.
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Google Cloud and Capgemini collaborate with Malaysia's largest electricity utility
Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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cloud services
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digital transformation
Capgemini and Google Cloud have announced a collaboration with TNB, the largest electricity utility in Malaysia.
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Panduit joins ETIM International to standardise product management
Mon, 30th Nov 2020
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data centre maintenance / management
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cabling
Panduit states that its move to the ETIM data model is supported in data centers, enterprise, and industrial product groups.
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Information is power when choosing electricity plans
Wed, 17th Apr 2019
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smart home
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power / energy
Kiwis switch power firms for savings, yet lack key bill insight – survey reveals.
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World’s longest electric car journey reaches Adelaide
Fri, 1st Feb 2019
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data centre maintenance / management
Dutchman drives electric car 89,000km to Adelaide to demonstrate the power of sustainable mobility.
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Three ways 5G will impact power management in 2019
Mon, 21st Jan 2019
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Power failures or any network interruptions are not an option. Rolling out 5G is complex and presents a unique challenge for telco providers.