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).

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The UK pilots new SMETS 2 smart meter for business consumers

In the UK, Drax is partnering with theDCC, smart meter manufacturer EDMI and software firm UtiliGroup to pilot a new polyphaser SMETS 2 smart meter.
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UKPN enhances mobile device managament

UKPN realised its MDM solutions was not providing the depth and real-time views needed to ensure field issues were being properly categorised
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Coronavirus impacts: PPAs, AMI benefits and solar PV penetration

This article looks at the impact of Coronavirus on consumers with smart meters in the UK, the negotiation of power purchase agreements...
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Ed’s note: Revisiting smart meters and energy consumption

Do smart meters deliver limited benefits to consumers and have longer-term impacts on consumption been overly optimistic?
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Utility sector remains largest market for cellular IoT modules

The utility sector comprises the largest end market in terms of the number of installed cellular IoT modules, according to Berg Insight.

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Smart metering is essential and, in many cases, legally mandatory for electricity suppliers. It provides utility companies the ability to analyze large...
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Dothan Utilities use single AMI network to simplify operations

The City of Dothan in the US state of Alabama has selected Aclara to deploy advanced metering infrastructure for its water and electric customers.
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Smart meters have limited impact on consumer energy usage reveals study

A new study released by the UK’s University of Keele states that smart meters have little impact on reducing consumer energy usage.

Webinar recording: Smart Metering – Adopt, Accelerate & Transform

This session facilitated deliberations amongst stakeholders, experts on the various opportunities, challenges of smart metering rollout including insights on investments, cybersecurity innovations whilst highlighting the way forward for DISCOMs to become smarter.
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Itron Engage channel partner programme launched

Itron has launched the Itron Engage Sales Channel Partner Program, which will provide new and existing partners with access to tools, training and support for Itron’s solutions. The programme will equip partners to extend the reach of Itron’s technology to the markets they serve around the globe.

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