Kent is responsible Greenbird´s development of the integration platform Metercloud for DSOs. He has a strong passion for creating business value for customers with disruptive technologies. Kent holds a Master of Science in Industrial Technoloy and Management from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science.

Greenbird speaker at Horisont Nordmøre

How does the opportunities with smart cities look like? Horisont Nordmøre is hosting a conference in Kristiansund on how the region can develop smart cities. Utilities play a vital role in smart cities, and here in Greenbird we are proud of the local utility alliance Smarthub, which is using Metercloud to enable the digital utility…

Statkraft Ventures and ETF Partners invest USD 5 million in smart meter software leader Greenbird

Matthias Dill, Managing Director at Statkraft Ventures, Thorsten Heller, CEO at Greenbird, Arne Morteani, Partner at ETF Partners. Photo by Gundersen og Meg. Oslo, November 8th, 2016. Statkraft Ventures, with participation of ETF Partners, led the USD 5.0 million investment into the European smart meter software company Greenbird Integration Technology AS.   Greenbird is a…

JAXB – Unmarshalling and avoiding the DOM

JAXB is a great tool for working with XML and Java, but it can be very confusing. We encountered a situation where JAXB generated DOM objects (elementNsImpl), instead of JAXB objects, when unmarshalling. This occurred when working with the CIM (Common Information Model) standard,  CIM_INUP message. The INUP message has a HeaderType with an any…

Engagement at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA) – Norway’s largest state university college

Improving processes, documentation and tools The challenges for technical departments these days are juggling between operation, development and digital transformation. For HiOA, it is key for the IT department to optimize the usage of their resources to enable a great learning environment for the students, teachers and administrational staff. To further strengthen their technical deliveries, HiOA…

Greenbird speaker at the Smart Production conference

Norwegian companies and research institutions are searching for new technologies for Norwegian manufacturing companies.  The conference for smart production and Industry 4.0 will pinpoint ideas for maintaining effeciency and competive advantage  based on adoption of new technology. The conference is hosted by NFA – Norwegian Society of Automatic Control. Thorsten Heller, CEO at Greenbird, will…

Powel and Greenbird enter partnership agreement

Secures integration between smart metering value chains and grid information systems delivered by Powel.   TRONDHEIM/OSLO, November 2, 2015 – Utilities throughout the world are entering their biggest transformation ever on their path towards becoming digital utilities. Utilizing advantages with smart metering and smart grids will be crucial. Seizing the opportunities with information and for…