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M2M Communications Plays a Key Role in "Smart" Solar Energy Delivery

October 20, 2014

iStock_000001925982_MediumThe residential and commercial solar energy market is expanding rapidly as this energy source gains acceptance as a mainstream, cost-effective alternative to carbon fuels.

A new industry brief, "Introduction to "Smart Solar Energy," shows how cellular, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications are fast-emerging as the preferred networks for solar energy installations, allowing users, solar energy solution providers and utilities to effectively support these systems and achieve cost savings and profitability while more efficiently consuming energy.

Machine-to-machine cellular connectivity is one of the best technology options available today for solar powered energy solutions. With advancements in technology from 2G, 3G to LTE, cellular connectivity is available everywhere, even in hard-to-reach areas. In addition to unmatched geographical reach, there are many other advantages using cellular connectivity for smart solar metering, including cost savings, improved load balancing, flexible pricing, and remote management.

To read about the growing role M2M is playing in solar energy delivery and about Aeris Communications’ industry-leading M2M solutions, click here.