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  • Abbotsford BC Selects SCADAWatch to Further Power Its Smart Water Network

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, has chosen the company’s revolutionary  ...


    By Innovyze

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Examining the Business Case and Value of Smart Meters and the Smart Grid

    As smart grid buildout moves forward, stakeholders are keen to see concrete results from their investments to date. Regulators and utility executives are looking to justify their investment commitment and indentify new applications that will lead to greater benefit for the consumer. New business models and opportunities are arising from the data being generated by AMI, and utilities are only ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • Switch2 wins European award for smart metering technology

    Switch2 has won the European Smart Metering Technology of the Year Award for its Incontro smart billing and energy management system for community heating schemes. The Yorkshire-based company was also shortlisted for two other awards in the prestigious European Smart Energy Awards 2016, which were presented at a ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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 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 ...

  • City of Ottawa Selects Itron Smart Metering Solution

    Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that the City of Ottawa (Ontario, Canada) has signed a contract to deploy Itron smart water metering technology as the foundation of its Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project. The solution will help the Ontario-based utility eliminate estimated billing for ratepayers and help it be more efficient in its water service ...


    By Itron Inc

  • 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

  • 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

  • Speech by Baroness Verma to the Smart Metering Forum

    53million smart meters by 2019 - an efficient and cost effective rollout Check against delivery Introduction I’d like to thank Ernst & Young for organising this event and bringing us all together to discuss this important agenda. Two weeks ago I went to visit and experience for myself a smart meter installation. This ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • EU: More savings with renovation and smart meters

    The European Commission adopted a plan for saving more energy through concrete measures. Energy efficiency is a key tool for strengthening Europe's competitiveness and reduces energy dependence, while decreasing the level of emissions. The set of measures proposed aims at creating substantial benefits for households, businesses and public authorities: it ...


    By Europa Press Room

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