20 Jul '12, 1pm

EDF fires starting pistol on smart metered Olympics: A United Kingdom utility's new real-time energy monitoring

EDF fires starting pistol on smart metered Olympics: A United Kingdom utility's new real-time energy monitoring

Members of the public keen to see whether London lives up to its pledge to host the greenest Olympics ever were given a handy new tool yesterday, when energy giant The EDF Group unveiled a new real-time energy monitoring system that has been deployed at some of the most high-profile venues. The Visi system, which will be made available to the utility's business customers later this year, has been installed at the Olympic Stadium, the Velodrome, the basketball arena and the acquatics centre, as well as Tower Bridge and the EDF London Eye. The technology will track the energy used at the venues in real time, although in the Olympic Stadium it will only monitor energy used by lighting systems. The data will then be reported through screens at the venues, and a dedicated Power the Games Live website and smartphone app. Laurent Mineau, manager of energy service for business-to-...

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