domestic electricity meter News

  • Shredding of domestic waste for research

    The technical center of the laboratory for Waste Management, Water Management and Environmental Chemistry of the University in Münster, Germany (LASU) is grown by new a machine from Austria. Additional to the existing equipment such as conveyor belts, screens and near-infrared spectrometer the technical pool now also includes a shredder of Type VEGA S600. “Shredding technology is in ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Smart meters enable the two-way flow of electricity

    The worldwide economy may be riding something of a roller coaster, but according to the Vancouver-based GLOBE Foundation, companies that can provide clean technologies and solutions will prosper. In their report Securing the Workplace ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • National Drive Electric Week

    This week the nation is celebrating our friend the electric car, with parades, ride-and-drives, electric tailgate parties, and informational booths during National Drive Electric Week. What started out as National Plug-in Day in 2011, has grown into a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Electric Vehicles in China

     Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Electric Vehicles in China ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Call for support on smart meters

    The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called for more support from the government when rolling out smart meters next year. Smart meters provide data on energy usage in real-time offering the opportunity to monitor and reduce energy usage; making it easier to assess alternative tariff structures and potentially switch to a better contract. ...


    By ENER-G

  • Smart Metering Forum

    It’s a great pleasure to be here at the Smart Metering Forum event this afternoon. This is the third time that I have been invited to speak at this event. It’s good to be back and to recognise a number of familiar faces. The range of expertise assembled in the room today is a testament to the importance attached to the Smart Metering Programme. I know that you have already ...

  • Speech to the Smart Metering Forum

    Introduction I am very pleased to have been asked to speak this morning. The range of expertise assembled in the room today is a testament to the importance of the smart meter programme. By working together to deliver the technologies we require and through engagement with consumers, we will ensure that the roll-out is successful and delivers important benefits to households and ...

  • Smart Metering: maximising the technology

    Introduction I would like to start by thanking Intellect UK for organising this event and bringing us all together to discuss this important agenda. This autumn we have seen energy bills climb up the political agenda. The main drivers of rising energy prices in recent years have been the increasing wholesale energy costs and the need of course to upgrade our network ...

  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020

    Government support for energy efficiency boosts the market for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), according to a new report titled “Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020”. This new research argues that increasing smart meter deployment and pioneering new technologies will ...


  • Germany boosts electric vehicle development

    Germany, the birthplace of Volkswagen, Porsche, and BMW, plans to become a global leader for developing low-carbon vehicles.  The country will increase electric vehicle production from less than 2,000 units currently to 1 million units by 2020 and 5 million units by 2030, aided by some 500 million euros (US$705 million) in research funding through 2012, the government announced last month. ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Competition appeal tribunal judgment on gas metering contracts

    National Grid plc (“National Grid”) welcomes the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s judgment earlier today not to uphold in full Ofgem’s 2008 decision that National Grid had infringed the Competition Act 1998 by entering into a number of metering contracts with UK gas suppliers in 2004. Although the Tribunal found that certain aspects of our legacy gas metering contracts were unacceptable, it ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • Recycling Lives and E.ON find a future for redundant meters

    Energy company E.ON has joined leading commercial recycler and social welfare charity Recycling Lives to reuse or recycle up to 1.5 million old gas and electricity meters. The contract, which initially runs for two years, will see Recycling Lives sorting old gas and electricity meters that will be removed from homes when they reach the end of their lives or are replaced by newer versions. Any ...


    By Recycling Lives Ltd

  • Charles Hendry speech to the Smart Metering Forum

    Taking the Foundation Stage forward: an update on the government’s plans for the Smart Metering Implementation Programme Grateful to Richard for his introduction. I am very pleased to be here this morning. I spoke at this Forum last year, so my invitation today provides an opportunity to look back on the efforts we have made over the last 12 months, take ...

  • FLIR Releases Premium Imaging Moisture Meter and World`s First Thermal Imaging Clamp Meter

    FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the release of two test & measurement instruments featuring FLIR's exclusive Infrared Guided Measurement (IGM(TM)) technology, the CM174 Imaging Clamp Meter and the MR176 Imaging Moisture Meter Plus. Powered by FLIR's Lepton(R) thermal camera core, both instruments help professionals quickly locate hidden problems ...


    By FLIR Systems Inc.

  • NHH (Non Half Hourly) 05-08 metering – Licence Conditions with guidance notes for the provision of advanced metering for larger business sites

    In April 2009 the government introduced a requirement for Suppliers to provide advanced metering for larger non-half-hourly read electricity and non-daily read gas sites in the non-domestic sector. For electricity this affects about ...

  • Government sets out plans to cut electricity demand across the nation

    Proposals to dramatically reduce electricity demand across the whole UK economy will be published by the Government today. Cutting the amount of electricity used in Britain’s homes, businesses and industry can be much cheaper than paying firms to supply it; saving money through lower bills and reducing the need for new generation capacity. Just a 10 per cent reduction in electricity demand ...

  • Updated Standardization Roadmap for U.S. Electric Vehicle Deployment Released

     The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the publication of the Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles – Version 2.0, developed by the Institute's Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP). Available as a free download, the document tracks progress ...

  • Could small-scale power units affect the balance of electricity supply?

    Small-scale solar power, wind energy and combined heat and power (CHP) generation units offer clear environmental benefits, but large-scale development of such microgeneration options could change electricity system dynamics. A recent study identifies how the Dutch electricity balancing market could be better adapted to absorbing large amounts of microgeneration. There are concerns that the ...

  • E.ON Selects Itron Smart Meters for Its Energy Use Pilot Program

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today it will supply E.ON, one of the largest utility companies in Hungary, with more than 7,600 smart meters for business and residential customers across the country. The deployment will begin later this month and is an expansion of an initial gas and electric meter pilot that is currently underway. Its general packet radio service ...


    By Itron Inc

  • What are the implications of Smart Meters and Smart Grids for my organisation?

    September 13 2010 - The Digital Communications and Modern Build Environment Knowledge Transfer Networks are sponsoring a series of FREE seminars on the implications of smart meters and smart grids. The next seminar will take place on September 21 at Teacher Hall in Glasgow. Details of the event and an agenda are available at: http://tinyurl.com/35edem7  Free ...


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