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  • World Smart Meter Market to 2016

    Globally, smart meters are amongst the fastest growing markets from the last couple of years. The extension of automated meter reading (AMR) is a smart meter; it comprises the whole range of metering devices, software, communication media, and data management systems with two-way communication between the consumers and utilities. It helps to reduce the billing cost and operations cost for the ...


  • New Eaton meters help facility managers, building owners enhance energy efficiency

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced the launch of the Eaton Power Xpert Multi-Point meter, which is engineered to accurately track facility energy use. Designed for use in multi-tenant applications including ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • GB smart meter roll out moves forward

    Smart meters enable meter readings to be taken remotely and together with a display device give householders real time information on their energy use. The new information smart meters provide will help consumers to see what energy they are using and how to save money on their bills. Smart meters will mean the end of estimated bills, no more having to stay in for home readings, quicker and ...


  • Transmission and Distribution SCADA Devices Will Surpass $1.5 Billion in Annual Market Value by 2020, Forecasts Pike Research

    Utilities have a growing interest in smart grid investments that reach beyond meter reading and extend to automation technologies that actively monitor transmission and distribution (T&D) grids and take autonomous action to improve reliability and efficiency. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) devices, which operate at substations and individual distribution feeders, are key ...


  • Plans to roll out smart meters by 2020 off-track

    Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 are in danger of veering off-track and could prove to be a costly failure because the project has not been driven forward effectively, the Energy and Climate Change Committee has warned. In a new report the MPs raise concerns about technical, logistical and public communication issues which have resulted in delays ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Itron and Panasonic Announce Partnership to Address Smart Metering Projects

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) and Panasonic (NYSE: PC) announced today a partnership agreement to design and deliver highly innovative gas smart metering solutions to utilities in Europe. Given the EU target requiring that at least 80% of homes have a smart meter fitted by 2020 and the growing public concern for energy use reduction, the demand for gas smart metering ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Highly intelligent ST98 mass flow meter now available with HART protocol

    The FlexMASSter® ST98 Flow Meter Series from Fluid Components International, with its precision thermal dispersion mass flow sensor and highly intelligent digital electronics, is now compatible with the HART communication protocol for use in large scale process and plant automation systems. HART is a field-proven instrumentation communications protocol that is easy-to-use and provides reliable ...

  • New study reveals confusing energy landscape for consumers

    Energy providers are falling short of consumer expectations and keeping them in the dark over the benefits of smart meters Ipswich, UK – 23rd September 2011: The UK’s energy providers are falling short in providing energy efficiency initiatives that meet consumer demands and failing to educate on the money-saving benefits of the smart meter rollout, according to a new study from ...


  • Light S.A. Expands Brazilian Smart Meter Order with Elster to Service a Total of 100,000 Endpoints

     Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Light S.A. (Light), the second largest utility in Brazil, has chosen  Elster's Garnet and Dracon solutions to expand its Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system to an additional 80,000 metering endpoints in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Since the initial ...


    By Elster Group

  • IBM Analytics Help Arad Group Manage Big Data for Water Meter Solutions

    As water increasingly becomes one of the world's most precious resources, IBM  (NYSE: IBM) scientists are working with Arad Group, a world leader in reliable water meter systems, to help water companies and utilities around the globe provide more effective and efficient management of ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Estimating Appliance and Home Electronic Energy Use

    If you're trying to decide whether to invest in a more energy-efficient appliance or you'd like to determine your electricity loads, you may want to estimate appliance energy consumption. Formula for Estimating Energy Consumption Use this formula to estimate an appliance's energy use: (Wattage ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Inprova Energy helps Cameron House to check in with Anglian Water Business

    Cameron House, the five star luxury golf and spa retreat on the banks of Loch Lomond, has switched its water supply to Anglian Water Business as part of a drive to build on its environmental goals with reduced water consumption. The four-year deal was brokered by third party intermediary Inprova Energy. It has enabled Cameron House to secure an improved rate for water and ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • CEA Announces New Standard Group for Connected Home and Smart Energy

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced today that it is forming the R7.8 Working Group 2 to develop a new standard to enable home electronics to communicate energy use data to smart energy management systems and apps. The new standard will be called CE-Energy Usage Information (CE-EUI) and will conform to the North American Energy Standards Board Energy Usage Information (NAESB ...


  • GK Smart Energy Solutions Uses Semitech Power Line Communications to Deliver Industry Leading AMI Systems

    Semitech Semiconductor, a provider of power line communications solutions that enable the transformation of the electricity grid into a smart grid, today announced that its ...


  • U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 31 R&D 100 Awards for 2014

    U.S. Department of Energy researchers have won 31 of the 100 awards given out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the “Oscars of Innovation,” are given annually in ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • RWE SmartHome is an integration platform

    RWE SmartHome is an established name in the market for affordable, easy-to-use home networks for tenants and home owners. Wireless, modular and mobile, the SmartHome product family of over 20 different devices offers numerous, individually configurable functions. The open platform of RWE enables integration of the products of selected brands. With minimal technical effort, RWE partners ...


    By RWE AG

  • High-Tech Google and Current Cost Collaboration Gives Brits Total Remote Electricity Control

    Thanks to a major new initiative launched by Google and Current Cost, the leading global manufacturer of real-time displays (RTDs), UK householders will now be able to sign-up to Google PowerMeter, a free online tool that connects to Current Cost devices, enabling users to receive real-time energy information on their customised Google homepage, wherever they are. “As a result of our ...


  • Green technology that works

    ClimateChangeCorp.com has issued a short but informative quarterly business special report on ‘Green technology that works’. This 28 page report, sponsored by ASDA, a UK Subsidiary of WalMart, describes how major companies are using existing technologies to go green cost-effectively. The report also investigates the role new technologies will play in a low-carbon economy. Content ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Steps you can take towards your greener building

    The huge rewards of stemming energy waste from commercial buildings are reflected in both operational productivity and commercial property values, says Paul O’Brien, managing director of environmental power specialist Ener-g Efficiency. “The cost savings of ‘green buildings’, and their environmental benefits are well understood, but with fresh requirements under the EU energy performance of ...


    By ENER-G

  • POWERGRID International Magazine Names Projects of the Year at DistribuTECH 2013

     PennWell Corp.— The editors of POWERGRID International magazine and PennWell Corp. announced four winners of the magazine's annual Projects of the Year awards Tuesday during the DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition keynote in San Diego. (Logo:  ...


    By PennWell Corporation

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