SIGFOX, ENGIE & UnaBiz join forces to connect Singapore to global IoT

At the World Cities Summit, SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of dedicated communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), ENGIE, the world’s No. 1 independent power producer, and UnaBiz, an IoT network operator, announced a strategic partnership and plan to deploy the SIGFOX global network in Singapore. The partners expect SIGFOX’s cost-effective, energy-efficient connectivity to find receptive markets as Singapore implements its Smart Nation Initiative. This “whole-of-nation” program will include infrastructure, policies, ecosystem and capabilities to bring Smart Nation benefits to all citizens across many sectors. Taking advantage of…

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GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA Changes Name to ENGIE Resources, Announces New President and CEO

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA Inc. – the third-largest non-residential electricity provider in the United States – announced that it has officially changed its name to ENGIE Resources and that it will be led by a new president and chief executive officer, Sayun Sukduang. The announcement is part of a global rebranding effort initiated by the supplier’s parent company, ENGIE, that reflects the Group’s commitment to a responsible growth model – taking on the major challenges in today’s energy transition, providing access to sustainable energy, adapting to climate change, and…

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The solar energy boom

According to the results of a recent survey, 50% of French households plan to fit solar panels to help meet their energy needs. According to the International Energy Agency (IAE), this is a long-term trend which suggests that photovoltaic power could generate one-third of urban electricity by 2050. Meeting one-third of urban electricity demand with solar power by 2050: that’s the prospect held out by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in its annual Energy Technology Perspectives review. The target is a realistic one, but will require significant investment by local…

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ENGIE Selects Fjord to Transform Its Retail Business by Reimagining the Digital Customer Experience and Designing Disruptive New Services

ENGIE, a global provider of electricity, natural gas and energy services, has selected Fjord, a design and innovation consultancy that is part of Accenture (NYSE:ACN), to reinvent its retail business model and drive digital disruption in the market. The two organizations announced a plan today (5/4) to review ENGIE’s retail operations and transform the digital experience for ENGIE’s business and residential customers. This includes reimagining the delivery of traditional commodity services, like selling gas and electricity, and designing new services to disrupt the market, challenge competitors and new entrants, and…

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