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).

UK smart meter

The UK installs 4 millionth SMETS2 smart meter

The UK's 4 millionth second-generation smart meter in Kent was installed by a technician from British Gas
smart energy plan

Ameren completes 900 grid modernisation projects in one year

Ameren has completed 900 projects to modernise its grid network as part of the utility’s Smart Energy Plan in 2019.
latin america

Itron wins Boras Elnat – Swedish tender for grid modernisation

Boras Elnat will leverage Itron’s industrial IoT network to connect some 46,000 new smart electric meters.
metering

Trilliant acquires Quadlogic multi-tenant panel and ANSI socket-based metering solutions

Trilliant Networks have acquired rights to Quadlogic’s multi-tenant panel and ANSI-based metering for Canada and international markets.
video

CGI opens new innovation center in Montréal

CGI is pleased to announce the opening of a new innovation center in Montreal, showcasing CGI's cross-industry innovations with its clients from around the world.
smart water

Global smart water grid market to reach $22.2bn in 2020

The global smart water grid market to hit $22.2 billion in 2020 owing to increasing investments in IIoT solutions by utilities.
utility meters

How smart utility meters help households make better choices

Smart utility meters are expected to completely replace older gas and electricity meters in a few years, although some people still have concerns around the global AMI penetration
LPWAN

LPWAN and cellular to dominate utilities connectivity conversation

By 2025, LPWAN and cellular technologies will account for 1 in 5 communicating meters, according to research firm IHS Markit.
customer engagement

Three key factors to unlock utility customer engagement of the future

Three key factors driving transformation in the energy sector and how utilities can leverage customer engagement technologies to open new revenue streams.
sub-meters

Global electric sub-meters market to reach $24bn by 2029

The global electric sub-meters market will record more than 6% growth between 2018 and 2029, according to Future Market Insights.

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