Samsung Electronics today announced a new contract with SK Telecom to deploy the world’s first commercial Internet of Things (IoT)-dedicated nationwide LoRaWAN network. The network will be deployed across Korea using the 900 MHz frequency band. The commercial service is scheduled to launch in Daegu, Korea’s fourth largest city, next month and will be available nationwide by the middle of this year.
Despite all the potential that we are already seeing from the Internet of Things (IoT) and the ever increasing number of devices (aka “things”) that are connected to it, there is a much bigger world out there just waiting to be connected. Samsung Electronics announced a plan for a dedicated wireless IoT network that will be available across Korea by the middle of the year. The recently announced contract with SK Telecom will test the network in Korea’s fourth largest city, Daegu, next month. The test will
South Korea has decided to incorporate an electric vehicle (EV) charging standard used by U.S. and European car manufacturers after an industry study showed that it is compatible with the country’s smart grid, a local auto company said Thursday.
A major topic at the recent World Energy Congress in South Korea was how consumers can help integrate more renewable energy into the power grid
More than 7,000 people from around 120 countries attended the 22nd World Energy Congress in Daegu, South Korea, from October 13 to 17, 2013. The conference focused on the energy “trilemma”, meaning the conflicting requirements involved in supplying the still rapidly growing demand for energy in a secure, equitable and sustainable way.
The Korea Smart Grid Week is Korea’s premier trade show and conference for buyers and exhibitors in the rapidly expanding and ever-evolving global smart grid technology industry. Since its inaugural installment in November 2010, the Korea Smart Grid Week has emerged as a prime venue for business leaders, industry representatives, and other major players in the global smart grid market to gather in one convenient location and forge crucial business relationships with partners from Korea and abroad. The Korea Smart Grid Week also offers visitors unparalleled access to the latest trends and developments in an increasingly important industry, and Korea Smart Grid Week 2012, scheduled for October 30th to November 2nd in Seoul, South Korea, will undoubtedly build on the show’s past success as a world-class exhibition and conference.
Now there is a reason to start calling Hawaii the Jeju of America.
On Feb. 3, in Honolulu, Hawaii, State Governor Neil Abercrombie and the director of the Electricity Market and Smart Grid Division at the Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy Choi Kyu-Chong signed a letter of intent with the purpose of sharing information about Smart Grid technologies.
Government officials and private sector leaders on Friday joined Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Choi Kyu-Chong, Director of the Electricity Market and Smart Grid Division at the Republic of Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE), at the Hawaii State Capitol as the two leaders signed a letter of intent to pursue mutual interests in smart grid development in the Hawaiian Islands.
UCLA’s highly regarded Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC) has partnered with the Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) to collaborate on research and the development of new technologies with the goal of developing a strong smart grid at the international level.
Visiting Korea Smart Grid Week last Friday was a treat. For one thing, the exhibition Seoul’s COEX convention hall shows how far ahead Korea is in smart grid technology compared to the rest of the world. Companies like SK, Samsung, Hyundai, POSCO and LG all had their technologies proudly on display. Korea Smart Grid Week 2011 was a compelling exhibit of what the future will hopefully look like.
Korea became the first country to complete a legal framework to develop a national smart grid digitally enabled to collect and act on information about the behavior of suppliers and consumers, making electricity provision more efficient and reliable.
The Cabinet on Tuesday passed the ordinances of legislation on smart grids as part of the government’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions, two months after nationwide power outages that led to the knowledge economy minister’s resignation.