Smart Meters

News and insights into latest developments in meter technology, utility deployment plans and the use of advanced metering infrastructure to improve customer service and demand response strategies. The focus will also include trends in wireless or fixed communications such as power line carrier (PLC) or wireless ad hoc networks over Wi-Fi, wireless mesh networks, low power long range wireless (LORA), ZigBee (low power, low data rate wireless), and Wi-SUN (Smart Utility Networks).

LPWAN

Just 153.3 million LPWAN smart meters from 2019 – 2028

Northeast Group is forecasting that just 153.3 million of the 1.2 billion smart meters deployed over the next ten years will be connected via LPWAN.
ENCS,Cybersecurity; security services

ENCS and E.DSO – cybersecurity baseline requirements

ENCS and E.DSO have announced the launch of cybersecurity baseline requirements for smart meters and data concentrators.
Ohio

Ohio utilities to return 100% of tax savings to consumers

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has allowed FirstEnergy to return additional savings related to federal income tax law changes to customers.
colorado springs

Colorado Springs signs 20-year smart meter deal

Colorado Springs Utilities has partnered with Landis+Gyr to replace its metering system with an advanced technology.
legislation

From legislation to grid evolution – What’s next for AMI?

Legislation and the evolving grid push utilities towards an increasingly data-heavy environment, driving the demand for communicating meters.
Smart meters tender

Middle East seeks smart meters

Green Environment Supplies (GES) request you to submit your best technical and commercial proposal to supply 50,000 pieces of smart single phase, electronic, KWH smart meters 10-80 A, 230 V and 50 Hz for the Middle East market.
innowatts

US smart meter analytics firm expands to UK and Europe

Innowatts announced that it will be extending its suite of AI-enabled analytics and digital energy applications to European markets, where the Innowatts...
water leakage

Remote disconnect and leakage are hot topics

IHS Markit analyst Alex Kaplan looks at the latest water metering industry developments and technology trends. Alex...
NB-IoT

New ‘Technical Lab’ to accelerate NB-IoT water meters across China

Jiangxi Water Utility has launched a Technical Lab in Nanchang to accelerate the adoption of NB-IoT enabled water meters by utilities in the region.

Itron helps cities to address data challenges with new integrated portfolio

Itron launched a new solution to achieve a broad set of desirable outcomes for electricity, gas and water utilities and smart cities.

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