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Around the world in 80 milliseconds: Toronto’s Clear Blue Technologies feeds global appetite for “smart” off-grid monitoring

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"Before smart off-grid controls company Clear Blue Technologies came along, managing solar and wind-powered devices like streetlights was a grind. Reliability was poor and news of an outage usually came through a consumer complaint.

Thanks to a drop in the cost of solar panels and the rise of machine-connected technology known as the Internet of Things, solar power systems have become much cheaper and monitoring them around the clock has become possible.

Toronto-based Clear Blue is capitalizing on this changing market with its cloud-based, off-grid technology that enables these systems to be monitored and controlled over the Internet, saving time and money."

“The world is full of dumb control devices on off-grid systems; we’ve built the first smart off-grid system,” says Miriam Tuerk, CEO and one of the three co-founders of the company. The leadership team includes her husband John Tuerk, Clear Blue’s chief power officer, and their friend Mark Windrim, the company’s chief technology officer.

Read the whole article at Exportwise.