Are you investigating the requirements for hourly metering and billing?


Lars Garpetun, Project Manager at Vattenfall Sweden says: "2011 is a critical year for the Scandinavian energy market – the shift to a new market situation will redefine the landscape as we know it"

With Finland scheduled to deliver hourly metering by the end of 2013, and the rest of Scandinavia poised to follow, it is critical to review the future requirements of metering infrastructure. The transition to hourly metering and real time pricing demands significant investment in Billing, MDM and ICT infrastructures.

Only at Smart Metering Scandinavia 2011 will you hear from the region’s leading utilities as they share their challenges, strategies and approaches to make the transition to hourly metering and billing.

Attend Smart Metering Scandinavia (14-15 March 2011, Oslo) and learn how to tackle challenges such as:

  • Managing the introduction of a more highly regulated market
  • Responding to the implementation of regulatory targets and their implications for business risk
  • Analysis of the real incentives to drive change and seek improved business performance
  • Critical role of energy data management systems
  • Consumer web reporting services for hourly measurement data
  • Reducing the retail risks with new business models
  • Put the consumer in control with applications and clear information

The following leading companies will share how they overcome these challenges:

Australian insights into smart metering and smart technology deployment
Vince Hazell, Networks Business Improvement Officer, Utility Professional, Australia

Managing the transition to a new market situation
Lars Garpetun, Project Manager Vattenfall, Sweden

Hourly consumption measurement for all sites- challenges and approaches
Heikki Linnanen, Project Manager Smart Metering Project, Fortum, Finland

Benefits with near real-time billing
Jesper Larsen, Sales Director, Tailormade, Sweden

Click here to review the complete conference programme.


The panel discussion following this session is your chance to speak to the experts face-to-face and ask the questions you encounter on a daily basis.

How to best prepare for the future? Managing the transition to hourly metering

  • Who should be involved in MDM – grid vs supply vs retail?
  • How will harmonization impact MDM systems, data access and what ICT structure best manages the demands today, and best prepares for the future
  • What is required to transform hourly metering data into a business asset?
  • What are the implications of centralizing data storage and collection?
  • What role will the consumer play in all of this? How are we managing the consumer during the transition to hourly metering?

This is your chance to understand what you need to consider to successfully manage your transition to hourly metering!

So why not join the discussion on 14-15 March in Oslo?

To confirm your pass simply click here, enter your details and receive instant confirmation by email. And if you book before February 18th you can benefit from the SMART RATE and SAVE up to 175 Euros

We look forward to seeing you in Oslo in March!