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  • NIPSCO Selects Itron Automated Metering Solutions to Streamline Meter Reading and Improve Efficiency

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) serving 786,000 natural gas customers and 457,000 electric customers in northern Indiana, has selected Itron’s automated meter reading (AMR) solution for mobile collection of meter data. Over the next several years, NIPSCO ...


    By Itron Inc

  • ECO launches a new service with kWIQly: a remote energy audit of building portfolios

    ECO, a leading provider of high-intensity ultraviolet germicidal solutions for HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning) will soon offer a new service to its clients: a remote analysis of building energy efficiency all without onsite visits or device installations. All this powered by kWIQly. kWIQly combines energy meter readings with independently sourced weather data, and using ...


    By E-CO

  • DTE Energy Reaches Deployment Milestone, Touts Benefits of Itron Smart Meters

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that, to date, DTE Energy has installed 800,000 Itron endpoints, including smart electric meters and gas modules, in its Southeastern Michigan service area. This marks a significant milestone for DTE Energy’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project, which is a key component of the utility’s SmartCurrents ...


    By Itron Inc

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By RealWire

  • 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 ...


  • Sensus Introduces the accuSTREAM Positive Displacement Meter

    Sensus introduces the accuSTREAM™ meter, providing water utilities with a new option to continuously and affordably measure residential water use. The accuSTREAM meter applies proven positive displacement measuring technology and is the most recent lead-free water meter from Sensus, manufactured using composite materials. Sensus continues to expand its line of ...

  • GE Oil & Gas Expands Offshore Drilling Blowout Preventer and Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Capabilities

    Offshore Technology Conference (OTC): GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has expanded its suite of blowout preventer (BOP) and remote monitoring and diagnostic (RM&D) technologies for the offshore drilling industry. The newly launched, technology-intensive products will help offshore drillers increase equipment performance, safety and reliability and optimize operational ...


    By General Electric

  • Warning on estimate power bills – adopt smart metering to avoid uncontrolled bills

    Consumers and businesses can benefit from more accurate utilities bills if utilities companies adopt smart metering practices, said Paul Smith, CEO of Wyless, in response to the warning on estimated bills issued recently by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB). The warning, which was to customers who use direct debit to pay their utilities bills, stated that they may end up owing their utilities ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Itron Launches New Innovative Metering Solution for the Brazilian Market

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today the availability of OpenWay® AURUM, its newest product tailored to the Brazilian market. This product’s modular and flexible design combines Itron’s metering and communication technology with unique packaging to help utilities meet business objectives by lowering operational costs, improving service and ...


    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 ...

  • Semitech Power Line Communications Used in Chinese Smart Grid Meter Deployments

    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 GS18 power line communications (PLC) semiconductor is now deployed in volume in LangFang Gao Shan smart meters installed on the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Centerpoint energy and U.S. deputy secretary of energy daniel poneman announce results of pilot project on home energy use

    CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s (NYSE:CNP) electric transmission and distribution subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman today released survey results from a 500 participant smart meter In-Home Display pilot program begun last fall.  Based on surveys, 71 percent of customers reported that they have changed their electricity ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Las Vegas Valley Water District Selects Itron’s Automated Metering Solution for Operational Efficiency

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), a not-for-profit agency that provides water to more than 1 million residents and 35 million annual visitors in Southern Nevada, has selected Itron’s automated metering solution to improve operational efficiency and streamline meter reading. The contract includes nearly 400,000 Itron water communication ...


    By Itron Inc

  • EUR 250m for energy efficiency in Finland, Poland and Sweden

    The European Investment Bank is bolstering energy efficiency in Finland, Poland and Sweden with a EUR 250 million loan to Fortum Corporation, headquartered in Espoo, Finland. The loan is for the ongoing construction of two cogeneration plants located in Finland and Poland, as well as the implementation of digital remote metering infrastructure in Sweden. On this occasion, EIB Vice-President Eva ...

  • 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

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