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10,000 Smart Street Lights Being Added to City

The Indonesian city of Jakarta is in the first of multiple phasesimplementing smart streetlights that will be able to dim based on environmental conditions, as well as send information about their functionality to the city's command center, enabling predictive maintenance. GridComm's Street Light Management Solution (SLMS) allows the city to monitor power consumption and the streetlights' working conditions, both in real time and historically, and to program the lights to dim at specific times. GridComm partnered with LED lighting provider Siklon Energy Nusantara, which installed the Internet of Things technology. The solution employs powerline communication (PLC) two-way communication with a gateway device, utilizing the same wire line used to power the LED lights. The system also supports wireless or Ethernet connections between a gateway and a cloud-based server.

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