smart electricity meter News

  • 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

  • Smart Meters to 2016

    Smart meter product and service demand in the US is projected to increase more than eleven percent annually to $4.4 billion in 2016. Advances will be driven by the rising penetration of smart meters, particularly advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) products. In addition, the rising share of smart meters in use over the decade supports demand for related parts and services as well as for ...


  • ENMAT Smart Metering

              Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters and they can offer a range of intelligent functions.   For example they can tell you ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Electricity Meters: Europe Emerges as Key Regional Market

    Regulation-fueled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities, improve billing accuracy, and effectively integrate renewable energy with smart meters. With these rollouts, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) are emerging as key regional smart electricity meter markets ahead of North America, while Asia-Pacific ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...


  • Award of Smart Meters DCC Licence

    Four companies have signed contracts to establish and operate the Data and Communications Company (DCC) providing the shared infrastructure needed for energy suppliers to roll out 53 million electricity and gas smart meters by 2020. I am pleased to announce that four companies have signed contracts to establish and operate the Data and Communications Company (DCC) providing the shared ...

  • Smart meters: are they a cure for energy blindness?

    No doubt smart meters are a good thing, but even their most ardent fans must admit that a degree of hoopla surrounds these little digital boxes. We hear that if consumers can just see how much power they use in real time, and what it costs, our energy woes will be no more. Smart meters will even cure the blind. The energy blind that is. "It can be difficult to separate the hype from legitimate ...


    By Energy Efficiency Markets

  • Key milestone for smart meters rollout

    Plans for the installation of smart meters for millions of homes and businesses in Great Britain took a step forward today with the publication of Government decisions on rules for consumer engagement, privacy, and security. Energy and Climate Change Minister Baroness Verma said: “The introduction of smart meters nationwide is of course an enormous challenge, representing a vast upgrade of ...

  • Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market For Residential, Commercial And Industrial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Growth

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Electricity Meters (Smart Meters) Market For Residential, Commercial And Industrial Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Favorable regulatory conditions are expected to aid in increasing smart meter rollouts over the next few years. Initiatives ...


  • 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 ...


  • Do ‘smart’ meters really change energy use?

    The Government’s £11bn plans to have energy smart meters installed in every home by 2020 to reduce consumption may not have much effect, as people tend to ignore them after a while, according to new research presented today to the international conference in London of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). By showing information on in-home visual displays, smart meters allow ...

  • ENMAT Releases New Smart Meter Range

    ENMAT has just released a new range of Smart Meter Solutions to its ecommerce store.   The IP enabled meters with digital inputs/outputs are designed to meet the requirements of both energy managers and electrical engineers.   The ENMAT metering solutions provide a powerful platform to anaylise the power quality yet allows for an extremely flexible communications ...

  • One Third of U.S. Households Have Smart Meters - Yet Not Smart Rates

    "As of May 2012, the Institute for Electric Efficiency (IEE), found that almost one-in-three households [in the U.S.] now have a smart meter. This is up from about one-in-four households in September 2011. By mid-decade, IEE projects that more than half the households in the country will have a smart meter." -- IEE, May 18, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NIST releases test framework for upgrading of smart meters

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a draft set of guidelines that will help utilities test their procedures for upgrading their smart meters securely from a remote location and determine whether their procedures conform with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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