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Why was inteliLIGHT® streetlight control in the highlight during Bucharest Tech Week 2019?

FLASHNET’s unique street lighting control vision, presented by ENGIE, has been appreciated by visitors and media during the tech industry’s most prominent event of the year in Romania.

Brasov, ROMANIA, May 28, 2019

22.000 tech enthusiasts gathered in 24-26 May at the largest urban tech festival in Romania to interact with Smart City & IoT applications, electric vehicles, VR devices, Robots, 3D printers and all kinds of other cool tech stuff.

Most of the event visitors were focused on photovoltaic and passive solutions, therefore showing interest in zero-emissions streetlight solutions: smart street lighting fixture with a photovoltaic panel.  Harvesting solar light with your luminaries and injecting the energy into the grid during the day, consuming energy from the grid at night. You can get close to zero energy costs for lighting the city, plus remote management for your street lighting system.

inteliLIGHT® is an open protocol, plug and play system with a very simple installation procedure over the existing network. inteliLIGHT® can be regarded as a modernization of the electricity grid; the system is compatible with existing streetlights, LEDs or renewable energy sources, without the need of infrastructure alterations. The system also serves as a backbone for future smart city applications (environmental, traffic and noise monitoring, traffic lights etc.).

Using open protocols helps inteliLIGHT stay flexible for future system upgrades and extensions. Furthermore, it is a reliable solution for industrial, logistics and even residential projects. During the fair, residential real estate developers and property management companies showed a more vibrant interest regarding potential energy savings with outdoor lighting, as it seems there is a keen interest regarding energy savings in this industry. And wherever there is outdoor lighting, inteliLIGHT, in conjuncture with LED fixtures, can bring up to 80% direct energy savings and significant benefits in long term maintenance.

About ENGIE

We are a global energy and services group, focused on three core activities: low-carbon power generation, mainly based on natural gas and renewable energy, global networks and customer solutions. Driven by our ambition to contribute to a harmonious progress, we take up major global challenges such as the fight against global warming, access to energy to all, or mobility, and offer our residential customers, businesses and communities energy production solutions and services that reconcile individual and collective interests. Our integrated – low-carbon, high-performing and sustainable – offers are based on digital technologies. Beyond energy, they facilitate the development of new uses and promote new ways of living and working. Our ambition is conveyed by each of our 150,000 employees in 70 countries. Together with our customers and partners, they form a community of imaginative builders who invent and build today solutions for tomorrow.2017 turnover: 65 billion Euros. Listed in Paris and Brussels (ENGI), the Group is represented in the main financial (CAC 40, BEL 20, Euro STOXX 50, STOXX Europe 600, MSCI Europe, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, Euro STOXX Utilities, STOXX Europe 600 Utilities) and extra-financial indices (DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext Vigeo Eiris – World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120, France 20, CAC 40 Governance). To learn more: www.engie.com

About FLASHNET

FLASHNET is a fast-paced tech company that integrates the latest IT, energy and telecommunications technologies into hardware and software solutions, creating and implementing intelligent systems for smarter cities and better infrastructure. Founded in 2005, FLASHNET is a leader in intelligent utility management systems, with worldwide operations. (www.flashnet.ro)

About inteliLIGHT®

inteliLIGHT® is a smart street lighting control solution that offers detailed lamp-level management capabilities (ON/OFF, dimming, real-time reporting) over multiple IoT communication technologies. In-depth grid awareness is obtained through accurate utility-grade readings of any changes occurring along the grid, reducing energy loss and offering advanced maintenance optimization tools. Furthermore, inteliLIGHT® is integrated with Smart City management platforms and offers support for further Smart City development. (www.inteliLIGHT.eu)

2019-05-30T09:24:09+00:00 May 30th, 2019|