ECO IQ

Introducing Eco IQ to the Smart Thermostat Market

SCHNEIDER INTRODUCES A SELF-LEARNING THERMOSTAT Builder Online, July 14, 2016 A new thermostat from Schneider Electric “learns” homeowners preferences for heating and cooling and adjusts accordingly. The Eco IQ feature of the company’s Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat takes the guesswork out of determining what temperature is optimal for users by quickly learning from homeowner feedback how […]

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Compounded IoT Value Creation Through Strategic Partnerships

Divyanshu Kamboj, ERS, for Zondits The first wave for Internet of Things (IoT) has provided consumers with myriad services that were largely based on domain-specific vertical applications. As the IoT landscape consolidates further across various industry verticals, one emerging trend is to use an ecosystem lens to identify opportunities for collaboration and value creation. The […]

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Oncor and Partners Announce Sophisticated Microgrid

Lisa Markowski for Zondits, April 9, 2015 A three-way collaboration involving Texas utility Oncor, Schneider Electric, and S&C Electric has resulted in the country’s most sophisticated microgrid yet. The 1.25 MW operation is actually four microgrid zones with the following sources of generation: a propane microturbine, two solar PV arrays, a dual-battery energy storage system, […]

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Schneider Electric Smart Grid Laboratory Unveiled in Canada

Schneider Electric Smart Grid Lab Opens in Canada Smart Meters, March 9, 2015 Ryerson University and the Ontario Ministry of Energy have unveiled the Schneider Electric Smart Grid Laboratory (SESG Lab), Canada’s first university-based smart grid laboratory. The facility, which will be available to partners and collaborators, is designed to test new products and operational […]