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).

A driver for service delivery excellence

The question of service delivery in the global energy sector is a highly sensitive and widely debated topic that is not unique...
Smart metering cybersecurity

Cybersecurity vital to smart metering deployment

As adoption of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) becomes more widespread, its appeal to cyber attackers will undoubtedly increase, and addressing security vulnerabilities across layers – and by different stakeholders – must be taken into account from the outset.
South Africa EV

Skills shortages in South Africa

Roula Inglesi-Lotz, associate professor, Department of Economics, University of Pretoria and president of the South African Association for Energy Economics (SAAEE), discusses skills shortages in the sector.
China Utility Week

Showcasing integrated energy solutions

China Utility Week offers a powerful portfolio of end-to--end T&D solutions as well as specific zones dedicated to innovation and start-ups, intelligent buildings and the energy revolution.
DistribuTECH 2020

Exploring changing utility dynamics

DistribuTECH 2019 was an unprecedented success as the global utility community came together to continue to explore the changing energy landscape and...
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The factors behind low smart meter penetration in Africa

This article looks at the smart metering landscape with specific focus on adoption of the technology in Africa, why the region is...

Video: Open standards encourage connectivity for all

Smart Energy International spoke with the DLMS Association's Tony Field and Larry Colton to understand how open standards encourage collaboration and interconnectivity.
energy generation

Kamstrup continues growth with yet another record-breaking year

Kamstrup has posted record-breaking revenue for the ninth year in a row

Swedish DSO signs landmark smart grid agreement

The agreement promises fewer and shorter power outages, better customer control of electricity usage, and important steps enabling the energy transformation and electrification of the Swedish society.
opt-out fees

It’s a no to opt-out fees for smart metering in Kansas

The State Corporation Commission of Kansas has announced that utilities in the state need not offer an alternative metering solution to consumers that choose to opt-out of AMI programmes in the state.

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