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SparkSpread: Energy Outlook: US Battery Financing Nears Watershed Moment

Energy Outlook: US Battery Financing Nears Watershed Moment

“We see tenfold interest in commercial storage than what we saw the year before," says Lior Handelsman, founder of SolarEdge Technologies, a listed energy storage and solar company. This growth is being driven by increasing electricity prices and grid instability. So, commercial business owners who are looking to improve their bottom lines are doing so by generating and storing their own energy.”

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Forbes: Inverters: The Unsung Hero Of The Global Emerging Energy Economy

Inverters: The Unsung Hero Of The Global Emerging Energy Economy

To better understand the role of the inverter and how it adds value to the equation, I lined up a conversation with Lior Handelsman, VP of Marketing and Product Strategy and Co-Founder of Israeli-based inverter company SolarEdge. SolarEdge is one of the leading inverter companies in the world, with close to $940 million in 2018 revenues, and over 1.5 million inverters and 40 million power optimizers across 130 countries, so Handelsman knows a thing or two about inverters.

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USA Today: Here's what you need to know about the California power outages

Here's what you need to know about the California power outages

Major utilities were cutting power to millions of Californians due to predicted high winds that could down power lines and spark wildfires. Here's what you need to know. Though utilities have warned for months that preemptive cutoffs were a possibility, the outages appeared to be catching many consumers by surprise. While many Florida and East Coast residents have long learned to cope with power outages from hurricanes, weather-related outages could be considered a new phenomenon in the Golden State.

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Smart Cities Dive: Cleveland, OH announces smart streetlight overhaul

Cleveland, OH announces smart streetlight overhaul

As part of a campaign to replace 61,000 streetlights with more energy-efficient LED bulbs, the City of Cleveland, OH will adopt a wireless network to convert its streetlights into a smart network. The T-Light Galaxy Network from ST Engineering Telematics Wireless is an end-to-end solution that will allow city officials to set different light intensities for neighborhoods or individual lights in real time, preprogram schedules for special events and get maintenance alerts. 

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Enterprise IOT Insights: Cleveland upgrades and connects entire streetlight network in just three days

Cleveland upgrades and connects entire streetlight network in just three days

The city of Cleveland, in Ohio, has upgraded its network of 61,000 streetlights with connected LED lights. The work, which took just three business days, has also included installation of 1,000 cameras on the lighting infrastructure. These will be operated by the Cleveland Police Department. Further smart city applications will be hung off the lighting network, the city said.

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Fierce Electronics: Cleveland getting 61k LED streetlights with network control

Cleveland getting 61k LED streetlights with network control

The city of Cleveland has deployed a control network for the city’s 61,000 streetlights that serve 400,000 residents and businesses. ST Engineering Telematics Wireless provided the T-Light Galaxy communications infrastructure for the streetlights in only three business days over FCC licensed frequencies. Cleveland Public Power is the city-owned utility behind the project.

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StateScoop: Cleveland launches citywide network to control cameras, streetlights

Cleveland launches citywide network to control cameras, streetlights

To prepare for an influx of internet-connected devices, officials in Cleveland introduced a $35 million communications system on Monday that will connect thousands of police cameras and streetlights to a network that can be controlled by public safety officials at any time. The city installed the network through Singapore Technologies’ Telematics Wireless, a connected-device and software manufacturer that has already installed three “gateways,” or network control stations, across the city.

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Tech Republic: Cleveland's smart streetlights project builds smart city backbone

Cleveland's smart streetlights project builds smart city backbone

The streets of Cleveland, Ohio are going to be a whole lot smarter when city leaders flip the switch on Smart, Safe CLE. Cleveland and ST Engineering Telematics Wireless are working on a plan to convert the city's 61,000 street lights into a smart network.

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CFO Thought Leader: Delivering on Solar's Promise

Delivering on Solar's Promise - Podcast

As Ronen Faier recalls the career-building ups-and-downs of being an entrepreneurial CFO, few memories appear to be more vivid than that of a meeting with Guy Sella, a seasoned Israeli entrepreneur, who invited Faier to lead the finance team of his solar start-up. Not yet a midsize firm, SolarEdge Technologies had only about $9 million in annual sales, with roughly 100 employees, when Faier received Sella’s invitation.