In 2020, within the Greater Adelaide region, 31% of fatal crashes were at intersections, according to the Statistical Summary of Road Crashes and Casualties.
The transport industry has been awash with talk of next-generation technologies that are making their way into major transport projects. These solutions provide an answer to some of the industry’s greatest challenges such as congestion management, safer transport systems, and sustainability goals.
Is the Australian market ready to move to smart grids? That’s what we’ve been exploring over the last few months - starting with a look at traditional energy grids and their limitations.
Lower energy bills, better reliability and more sustainable energy are all enticing reasons for Australians to embrace smart grids.
In the world of smart cities, the future is now. That means making the dream of an accessible, all-inclusive public environment a reality – in our cities, on our streets and, eventually, embedded in our day-to-day lives.
Last time around, we spoke about the traditional grid and its limitations for a growing Australian population.
As I shared in the previous blog, traditional energy grids are large, centralised power generators that rely primarily on fossil fuels and typically aren’t digitised enough to meet modern market requirements.
You'd be surprised to hear that many industrial operators - from manufacturers to utility providers, don't store a backup of their PLCs!
Reliability, availability and efficiency – the benefits of switching to a smart grid have been talked about for some time.