Energy Meters News

  • Statkraft Ventures and ETF Partners Invest USD 5 million in Smart Meter Software Provider Greenbird

    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 software vendor and IT integration specialist based in Norway. The company has served utilities representing more than 80 % of the Norwegian market, and it is continuing to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Study Finds Net Metering Imposes Significant Costs on Non-Solar Customers

    The Electric Markets Research Foundation has released a white paper that says preliminary research reveals the value of solar diminishes as more rooftop solar is added to the grid and the costs of net metering to customers without rooftop solar become so ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Entergy Mississippi Lays the Foundation for Grid Modernization

    December 2, 2016 -- Entergy Mississippi has announced its plan to deploy grid modernization technologies, paving the way for a smarter energy future that will offer a wide range of benefits to customers. The company's grid modernization initiatives include upgrading to advanced meters and expanding online energy management tools for customers. The new technology includes a sophisticated ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Switch2 Energy puts customers first to win national award for district heating success

    The company has won the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) Customer Engagement Award for its smart metering partnership with Sheffield City Council. Switch2's smart metering technology is being used by Sheffield City Council to dramatically cut customer bills and reduce energy consumption across 6,000 homes connected to its ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Silver Spring Networks Signs Development Agreement with Kamstrup

    November 16, 2016 -- Silver Spring Networks recently announced the signing of a new development agreement with Kamstrup A/S, a global supplier of intelligent metering solutions for energy and water consumption owned by Danish energy company OK. Silver Spring and Kamstrup ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Expandable GTX-Series Fabric Structures

    No matter the industry, a sheltered workspace almost always offers more comfort and safety than work areas that are exposed to the elements. In the past, not every project allowed for sheltered workspaces. Thanks to the engineers and designers at Alaska Structures® that’s no longer the case. The rail-based rolling system for our ...


    By Alaska Structures

  • Siemens Software To Manage Smart Meter Data For Spanish Power Utility

    November 16, 2016 -- Siemens' EnergyIP Smart Grid application platform soon will start to manage the power consumption data of smart meters installed in the network of the Spanish power utility Viesgo, replacing its previous data acquisition system. EnergyIP gathers, processes, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Florida coalition defeat controversial utility-backed solar amendment

    Florida voters rejected a utility-backed ballot measure Tuesday aimed at blocking third-party competition in the state’s rooftop solar market. The measure, Amendment 1, would have embedded new language into the Florida Constitution that would have affirmed the right of customers to own and lease solar panels, a right consumers already have. In actuality, the measure would have protected the ...

  • Switch2 and Newport City Homes win award for combatting fuel poverty

    More than 750 homes connected to NCH's Duffryn district heating scheme have halved their energy consumption by using Switch2 Energy's G6 smart energy pay-as-you-go meters.     Previously, residents paid a fixed weekly charge for their heating and hot water, but now they have control over their usage and costs, which allows them to budget better and save ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Over A Quarter Million Landis+Gyr Smart Meters For Austria

    November 10, 2016 --  Landis+Gyr announced recently that it will supply a consortium led by Austrian utility Energie Steiermark with 330,000 smart meters. The meters will be rolled out to residential end-consumers in the country's southern state of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Energy Grader is a #SmartCATChallenge finalist

    Energy Grader, our innovative online app that calculates your energy savings potential, will be presented today during the final round of the #SmartCATChallenge app competition. Energy Grader reaches final stage in SmartCAT Challenge app competition On November ...


    By DEXMA

  • Honeywell's Smart Grid Technology To Help Minnesota's Largest Electric Cooperative Manage Energy Consumption

    November 3, 2016 -- Honeywell recently announced a $15 million smart grid project with Connexus Energy, Minnesota's largest customer-owned electric cooperative, to deploy advanced smart grid technology to improve electricity service and reliability, and help the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Siemens Launches Digital Grid Services Platform for US Market

    November 2, 2016 -- Siemens has introduced a new Digital Grid Services platform for the U.S. market that is designed to allow utilities to better access an increasingly digital operational environment through the use of cloud and managed service offerings. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Why You Need an Open API for Energy Data

    It’s almost 2017, and by now smart meters are probably flooding your utility with zetabytes of data. Fantastic, right? But wait – that data deluge is totally worthless if you don’t do anything with it! An open API for energy can help by maximising the value of the massive amounts of data collected by large energy services companies and utilities by ...


    By DEXMA

  • Entergy Selects Honeywell For Advanced Meter Installation

    October 21, 2016 -- Honeywell has announced an advanced meter project with Entergy Services, Inc. valued at up to $250 million to help improve electricity service and reliability for the utility operating companies' customers across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Xylem inaugurates its first regional manufacturing facility in the Middle East

    Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the worlds most complex water issues, today inaugurated its new manufacturing facility in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The new 19,000 sq. meter facility—the companys first in the region—will produce some of Xylems industry-leading pump brands and provide integrated services and support to Xylems customers across ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Lakeland Electric Selects OSI`s Electra OMS for Advanced Outage Management System

    Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been selected by Lakeland Electric to supply a state-of-the-art Outage Management System (OMS) to replace their legacy OMS system. This project will integrate advanced OMS functionality with the company's existing OSI Energy Management System and Distribution Management System, and will interface with Lakeland's various enterprise systems. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • PCME positioned for next phase of growth

    PCME Ltd, leading specialist in the development, manufacture and supply of particulate emission and flow measurement systems for industrial processes worldwide, has appointed Chris Shelley as General Manager. Chris Shelley succeeds William Averdieck who has served as Managing Director since the company’s inception in 1990. PCME Ltd, as part of the Environnement S.A Group, have experienced ...


    By PCME Ltd

  • Introducing vPro2 – The Smart Metering & Billing Solution

    Vital Energi are pleased to announce the next generation of smart metering and billing technology with the introduction of their new vPro2 solution. The new technology, which is already being installed at 4 developments, can remotely switch between Pay As You Go and Credit Billing modes and comes with a feature-rich, wireless In-Home Display designed to give the end user the information they need ...


    By Vital Energi

  • The First Vortex Flow Meter with Apps Wins Innovation Award!

    Thank you to the readers of industry publication, Flow Control Magazine, who voted for Sierra’s InnovaMass 240i/241i iSeries multivariable and volumetric vortex flow meters in Flow Control’s 2016 Innovation Awards. Sierra was awarded an honorable mention. Sierra’s tradition and spirit of innovation ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

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