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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

  • Marsh Multi-Mag Insertion Style Flow Meter simplifies installation to reduce cost

    With a next-generation multi-electrode sensor packaged in an insertion style configuration suitable for hot-tap installation, the precision Marsh Multi-Mag® Flow Meter from McCrometer eliminates the costly cut-and-splice operations and system shutdowns required with full-bore meters--while at the same time fitting in tight, crowded equipment areas with limited pipe straight-run availability.The ...


    By McCrometer, Inc.

  • Diehl Metering presents the first OMS-certified meters

    Smart OMS meters present the open communication standard for measuring the consumption of electricity, gas, water and heating. 2016 started with a resounding success for Diehl Metering. The HYDRUS and SHARKY meters are the first products in the world with integrated communication to be certified by the OMS Group for their interoperability according to OMS Generation 3. As an independently ...


    By ERI Safety Videos

  • A New Breakthrough in Flow Metering

    The common flowmeter choice in the municipal world has been the electcro-magnetic flowmeter due to cost, reliability and turndown.  To date they have require straight runs upstream and downstream prior to the meter to give reasonable accuracy.  Singer Valves106-SPI-MV is a single point insertion electromagnetic flowmeter installed and calibrated in conjunction with the valve to provide ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Intelligent solution cuts carbon and costs for Oldham residents

    Thousands of Oldham residents have seen their energy bills reduce by an average 30 per cent per home since Oldham Council and First Choice Homes Oldham delivered one of the UK’s first intelligent metering packages - allowing customers to pay for what they actually use rather than a fixed charge. The technology has been installed in more than 2,000 Oldham households by sustainable energy solutions ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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 ...


  • Smart meters and AMR technology in Mexico

    Direccion de Agua Potable, Alcantarillado y Saneamiento de Ciudad Valles, Mexico (DAPA), is upgrading its current Elster water metering base with Elster's V-110 volumetric smart meters, as well as Elster's CoronisWaveflow and Waveport smart metering solutions with automatic meter reading (AMR) capabilities. DAPA is a water and ...

  • New Volumetric Vortex Flow Meters & Multivariable Mass Flow Meters

    Sierra Instruments proudly announces their next generation iSeries vortex mass flow meters, InnovaMass 240i/241i, for precise flow energy management in steam, compressed air, natural gas, and water applications.  With five process variables measured with one instrument, powered by Raptor II OS, a robust operating system, InnovaMass offers end-users greater ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Green energy controls cut costs and carbon for Wakefield residents

    Residents at the Newfield House Independent Living Scheme in Wakefield are benefiting from affordable, lower-carbon heating and hot water, thanks to advanced metering technology supplied by sustainable energy company ENER-G Switch2.   The company, based in Saltaire, near Bradford, was appointed by Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) to supply and operate a complete utility management ...


    By ENER-G

  • MFD Plus with unmatched dynamic range - save costs and reduce complexity!

    In May 2016, Axetris launched the MFD Plus series of mass flow meters and controllers. The full scale flow was extended to 15 slpm (standard liters per minute), while offering a great dynamic range of at least 1000:1 (typical value) -  ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Buying Noise Measurement Equipment, how to cut costs, not quality!

    At a time when budgets are under strain, the Pulsar Model 14, ultra-simple digital sound level meter offer a compliant, reliable, yet affordable noise meter. It is the preferred choice of employers looking for a meter for general purpose use whilst meeting the “Noise at Work” Regulations and the requirements of ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • ENER-G presents capital-free cost and carbon reduction solutions

    Sustainable energy business ENER-G will showcase new and innovative energy management technologies and services - available without any upfront capital cost under shared savings agreements - at Ecobuild (20 to 22 March 2012) - stand S2940. As an energy services business, ENER-G provides a one-stop approach to decarbonising buildings, taking care of all elements of the project and providing ...


    By ENER-G

  • State-of-the Art Smart Meter Puts the Customer in Control

    The next generation of smart meter technology has now been launched by British Gas to give customers greater visibility of their energy usage. The latest digital touch-screen display means that rather than wait for your electricity bill to land on your doorstep to see how much energy you have used, you can now track your consumption - not only over months and weeks, but also over days and hours. ...


    By Centrica

  • Half of UK businesses ‘concerned’ over escalating energy costs

    New research shows 51 per cent of organisations are worried about the financial impact of rising energy bills - yet less than 20 per cent of finance teams are accountable for energy tracking and management Newcastle, 29 May 2012: Getting the best deal for domestic energy customers has become headline news in the wake of unwelcome hikes in energy prices. Yet according to new research commissioned ...


    By RealWire

  • 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

  • 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

  • How California Created a New System for Determining the Costs of Grid Connection

    Interconnecting to the grid is one of the key hurdles for renewable energy project development. The process can be lengthy, expensive and irksome. Some projects take three or more years to get interconnected, with a price tag of millions of dollars, and it is because of these difficulties that there has been a renewed focus around the country on reforming the interconnection process. ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Smart Metering Moves Towards a Sustainable Future

    Implementing sustainable energy infrastructure is a global concern. Smart Meters contribute positively to this initiative by helping customers to map and reduce their energy consumption. Real-time energy monitoring helps energy suppliers to become more accurate in dealing with supply and demand, and, as a result, more efficient in generating clean, green power. Commitment ...


    By Centrica

  • Changes to Heat Network Metering and Billing Regulations announced

    The government has announced changes to The Heat Network Metering and Billing Regulations, introduced as part of the Energy Efficiency Directive. The European Commission is updating guidance on the application of cost effectiveness tests for the installation of final customer meters into existing buildings on heat ...


    By ENER-G

  • Global Smart Water Meters Market 2011-2015

    TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Smart Water Meter market to grow at a CAGR of 15 percent over the period 2011–2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in government plans to control water usage. The Global Smart Water Meter market has also been witnessing advancements in smart water meter technology. However, high costs could pose a ...


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