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Using IoT to Reduce the Shock of Blackouts and Loadshedding

South Africa has been experiencing load-shedding yet again. These events have a detrimental effect on business productivity. Gridlock is a side-effect that demonstrates how these events impact the wider economy. This article explores how IoT is able to mitigate some of the effects of blackouts and load-shedding to allow businesses to better manage the resulting incidents.

Read the article over at Medium: Using IoT to Reduce the Shock of Blackouts and Load-Shedding

Ron - the other guy


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