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).

smart meter projects

24 new smart meter projects identified Q2-2019

Navigant Research’s Global AMI Tracker 2Q19 has identified 24 new smart meter projects globally since its last update in 4Q 2018.
DOE

The big data and artificial intelligence ‘information-appetite’

The promise of big data and artificial intelligence is everywhere. And, in all cases, so are the results. One almost gets the impression that there is no problem that cannot be solved with these new technologies. The answer to everything is ‘big data and artificial intelligence’.

Ed’s note: Israel’s burgeoning smart energy sector

One of our most popular stories this year has been about a $350 million fund launched by Israel Infrastructure Partners to fund...
city of flora

City of Flora adopts AMIoT technology for energy business

The City of Flora in the US state of illinois has selected OATI to deploy an advanced metering infrastructure
measurement equipment

$33 billion global measurement equipment market

The test and measurement equipment market will record a 4.05% increase between 2019 and 2025 - report
Horizon 2020, digital twin

Smarthub joins Greenbird in Horizon 2020 programme

Greenbird Integration Technology has announced that it has signed an agreement with Smarthub in Norway to develop it’s Utilihive Data Lake to illuminate “dark...
smart meter penetration

Smart meter penetration in North America will reach 81% by 2024

The installed base of smart electricity meters in North America will increase by 8.0% per annum between 2018 and 2024 - Berg Insight.
Brazil renewable energy

Brazil to boost renewables to 60GW by 2030

Analytics firm GlobalData predicts that Brazil’s renewable energy capacity will top 60GW by 2030, growing by a compound annual rate of 6% during the period.
sweden

E.ON Sweden finds technology partner for 1 million second-generation smart meters

E.ON has selected Landis+Gyr to connect more than one million NB-IoT-enabled second generation smart meters in Sweden.
Itron Awards

Itron, Frost & Sullivan invite nominations for Excellence in Resourcefulness

In partnership with Frost & Sullivan, Itron is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Excellence in Resourcefulness Awards.

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