UK announces plan to integrate IoT devices with the grid
The UK government has announced its plan to integrate IoT devices with the national grid to improve sustainability and reduce consumer energy costs.
By working alongside manufacturers, the UK government is aiming to create standards for a smarter and more flexible energy system. This could mean some devices are switched on when costs are at their lowest, and others switched off when the grid is under stress.
Examples include a smart washing machine which switches on when electricity is particularly cheap, or...