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The utilities industry is going through significant change, and Internet of Things (IoT) lies at the heart of the digital transformation.


  • The majority of utility-related IoT deployments will go unnoticed by the general public; the opportunities created by the deployment of sensors on operational equipment will be much bigger than residential applications, even if governments mandate the deployment of smart meters.

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  • Discusses the use of IoT in the utilities industry.
  • Assesses the opportunities for vendors targeting smart energy projects

Key questions answered

  • How is IoT used in the utilities industry?
  • What are the opportunities for vendors targeting smart energy products?

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  • Summary
  • The utilities industry has used connected devices for decades
  • IoT is at the heart of utilities' digital transformation
  • Opportunities abound in the utilities industry, but not for all


  • Further reading
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