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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

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 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

  • Siemens Software To Manage Smart Meter Data For Spanish Power Utility

    November 16, 2016 -- Siemens' EnergyIP Smart Grid application platform soon will start to manage the power consumption data of smart meters installed in the network of the Spanish power utility Viesgo, replacing its previous data acquisition system. EnergyIP gathers, processes, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Smart Meter Investments Yield Positive Results in Maine

    Since 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the electricity industry have jointly invested over $7.9 billion in 99 cost‐shared Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) projects to modernize the electric grid, strengthen cybersecurity, improve interoperability, and collect an unprecedented level of data on ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...

  • You've Deployed Smart Meters. Now What?

    Smart meters provide the opportunity for utilities to better match power generation and consumption. On one hand, the data smart meters generate can be invaluable in reaching this goal. On the other hand, utilities are struggling to handle the huge quantities of data generated because traditional analysis tools were not designed to handle this volume, and are not able to meet the near-real-time ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • 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 Power System Evolution - Major Markets for Smart Grid

    The world’s electrical grids are largely outdated and inefficient; this inefficiency costs countries billions of dollars. In more mature smart grid markets in Europe and North America, utilities are starting to shift focus away from the deployment of hardware and into software that helps energy consumers use less energy, such as web portals and apps connected to the smart meter. Features ...


  • Badger Meter Showcases Advanced Metering Technology and smart water solutions at DistribuTECH

     Badger Meter, Inc. , a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement and control solutions, will feature its advanced metering technology and smart water solutions for water utilities at the annual DistribuTECH® Conference & Exhibition, Feb. 3-5 in San Diego, Calif. DistribuTECH attendees can ...


    By Badger Meter, Inc.

  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020

    Government support for energy efficiency boosts the market for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), according to a new report titled “Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020”. This new research argues that increasing smart meter deployment and pioneering new technologies will ...


  • Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020" market research reportr to its store. “Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Market in Smart Grid for Electric Power, 2012 - Market Size, Vendor Landscape and Outlook to 2020” provides analysis of the market ...

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