Smart Meters

News and insights into the latest developments in smart meters 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).

Europe’s DSOs ready to take on challenge of their new role...

Europe’s DSOs are considering advanced technologies, massive distributed energy resources and regulatory experimentations, the EC’s Joint Research Centre reports.
electricity meters

Smart meters account for two-thirds of electricity meters in North America

The penetration of smart electricity meters in North America reached 68% in 2020, according to a new study released by research firm Berg Insight.
ultrasonic gas meter

New ultrasonic smart gas meter ready for the UK market

Danish-based mart metering solutions company FLONIDAN has released its first ever ultrasonic SMETS2 gas meter for the UK market.
advanced metering

Brazil’s Amazonas Energia to advance metering infrastructure with Landis+Gyr

Brazilian energy distribution company Amazonas Energia has selected Landis+Gyr to implement an advanced metering infrastructure project in the state of Amazonas.
Fluvius

EIB funds rollout of smart meters in 300 Belgian cities and...

Fluvius is set to deploy smart meters in 300 cities and municipalities after securing funding from the European Investment Bank.

Ameren Missouri proposes $8.4 billion smart energy plan

Grid modernisation with deployment of over 1 million smart meters over the next five years are at the heart of Ameren Missouri’s smart energy plan.
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Swedish utility integrates smart meter solution for heat and water customers

Sweden-based utility Karlshamn Energi has selected Kamstrup for its smart meters programmes for both heat and water customers.
evergy

Evergy expands smart metering and grid services contract with Landis+Gyr

Evergy has extended its partnership with Landis+Gyr as part of efforts to ensure optimal management of the grid and smart metering infrastructure.

Hybrid G3-PLC for an effortless KPI

Needless to say that low voltage powerlines, unlike fiber-optics or other types of wired communication solutions, are quite a harsh communication network,...
Itron Utility Week

Itron to host first Itron Utility Week for smart city and...

Itron has announced that it will host its flagship event, Itron Utility Week (IUW), virtually for smart city and utility leaders in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) on March 16 and 17, 2021.

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