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  • Energy Pros Disagree on Hype Surrounding Smart Meter Privacy

      nCircle recently announced the results of a survey of 104 energy security professionals. The survey was sponsored by nCircle and EnergySec, a DOE-funded public-private partnership that works to enhance the cyber security of the electric infrastructure. The online survey was conducted between March 12 and March 31, 2012. When asked, "Do smart meter installations have sufficient security ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Itron Awarded Largest Smart Meter Contract in South Africa with City of Johannesburg

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that, in collaboration with the Edison Power Group, it received a major contract award from the City of Johannesburg, the continent leader and economic hub of Africa with a AA-credit rating from Moody’s and Finch. The engagement, which has a total contract value of approximately $150 million, will require Itron to supply its latest generation smart ...


    By Itron Inc

  • “DirectSense® TAB” Tablet PC based Environmental Test Meter Kits

    GrayWolf introduces new multi-parameter air measurement kits that include 7", 8" or 10" tablet PCs to meet lower cost DirectSense IAQ, TVOC, TOX, HVAC and AIR applications. Use the smaller tablets for portable display of measurements, "snap-shot" data-logs and/or short-term trend logging. Additionally use the 10" tablet for multi-probe and long-term monitoring. All of these tablets come with ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • Global smart meter unit shipments will peak at 131 million annually in 2018

    Following a period of rapid rollouts, the smart electric meter market has entered a slow growth phase worldwide. Deployments of new smart meters are down in North America, as U.S. federal stimulus funding tapers off, and the expected boom in smart metering has stalled for thAe near term in countries such as the United Kingdom and Brazil. Despite the current slowdown, however, smart meter ...

  • The Installed Base of Smart Water Meters Will Surpass 153 Million by 2022

    Traditionally a conservative business, the water utility industry is being forced into change by growing demand, aging infrastructure, and tougher environmental targets. Smart water networks promise to help reduce non-revenue water losses, increase reliability, and improve operational efficiency. Smart water meters are a key component of smart water networks, but other monitoring and control ...

  • Itron Positions for Growth in China, Expands Heat and Water Meter Production in Suzhou

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it is strengthening its presence in China with the grand opening of its manufacturing facility in Suzhou Industrial Park, China. Itron’s Suzhou factory supports three major product lines: residential water meters, industrial water meters and residential heat meters, supplying both Chinese and global markets. ...


    By Itron Inc

  • 50 years of precision valveless pumps & dispensers from Fluid Metering, Inc.

    For the past 50 Years Fluid Metering, Inc. has supplied Precision Dispensers and Metering Pumps for Laboratory, Industrial, Process and OEM applications. Continuing its 50 Years of innovation, the NEW FMI Catalog includes three NEW Products. The NEW PDS-100 is a Programmable Dispensing System which uses precision stepper motors to control delivery from 500 nanoliters per dispense up to 2 liters ...


    By Fluid Metering, Inc.

  • White light turbidity meter provides rapid analysis of drinking water quality

    Camlab, one of the UK's leading scientific equipment suppliers, has launched a new, easy-to-operate turbidity meter that uses a white light source and a 90 degree infrared detection technique to meet the specifications for EPA turbidity measurement (EPA Standard 180.1) which is a standard procedure for analysing the quality of UK drinking water. The portable Camlab Water TB200 white light ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • 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

  • Itron Estimated as Top Global Supplier of Water Meters and Communications Modules

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that it is ranked number one in a number of market position estimates in the latest water meter market analysis report published by IMS Research. The report, The World Market for Water Meters—2011 Edition, published in October 2011 and authored by Nicole Juarez, estimates Itron to have the top unit share position ...


    By Itron Inc

  • How advanced smart metering for heat networks is achieving outstanding customer service

    Ian Allan, Head of Research and Development for community heating specialist Switch2 Energy, will discuss the contribution of advanced smart metering to community and district heating projects in a presentation to the All-Energy ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • UK company receives £4m investment for global expansion of online smart meters

    A UK company which has developed a new ‘online smart meter’ service to remotely control and manage home energy use, has received a £4m investment from Carbon Trust Investments Ltd, Seraphim Capital and Chandos Fund (both managed by YFM). Northampton-based Intamac Systems Limited (Intamac), has been given the funding boost to support international growth and development of their ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • South East Water Awards Water Metering Contract to Elster

    Innovative V210 volumetric polymer water meter supplied with wireless automatic meter reading systems (AMR) LUTON, England, Sept. 27 - Elster announced today that South East Water has selected the company to supply up to 250,000 volumetric water meters with wireless automatic meter reading (AMR) systems over the next five years. The ...

  • GE Smart Meters Make UK Community More Energy Efficient

    GE (NYSE: GE) smart meters played a vital role in helping the community of North Leigh, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, reduce its energy consumption by 10 percent for three consecutive months. In recognition of this achievement, the village received a £20,000 award from U.K. utility Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE). The North Leigh project is enabling SSE and the government to determine the ...


    By General Electric

  • RWE npower Selects Smart Meter Platform from Trilliant

    Today, global smart energy communications leader Trilliant announced that it has been selected by RWE npower to supply pre-DCC Foundation smart meter services, including the Trilliant Communications Hubs and UnitySuite Head-End Software (HES). Trilliant has already begun working on delivering its proven smart meter solutions to RWE npower for a rollout beginning this year.  The deal ...


    By Trilliant Incorporated

  • Smart meter update: The PG&E opt-out plan

    In what may likely be seen as a precedent-setting decision, the California Public Utilities Commission last week issued a ruling on Pacific Gas & Electric’s smart meter opt-out plan. In a nut shell, PG&E customers who don’t want a wireless meter will have two options. If they already have a new meter installed, ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Itron Honored with Frost & Sullivan Award for Excellence in Smart Metering Solutions

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today it has been recognized with the prestigious 2011 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Quality Leadership. Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best Practices Awards recognize companies for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, ...


    By Itron Inc

  • Increasing popularity of data analytics strengthens case for global smart water metering

    The market for smart water metering is expected to witness solid expansion due to development in North American and European markets - both regions where water utilities are increasingly aligned with the potential uses of data and analytics. This forecast, however, should not be read as an endorsement of even market growth, as regional patterns must be explored to gain insightful analysis of the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Global Penetration of Smart Meters is Expected to Reach Approximately 53% by End of 2025

    September 22, 2016 -- A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market opportunity for smart electric meters, with a focus on advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) communications ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 248.4m Smart Meters Across 50 Emerging Market Countries by 2022

    Over the next five years, 50 emerging market countries will deploy 248.4 million smart electricity meters known as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). This AMI investment will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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