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Telepathx]Melbourne Australia --- (METERING.COM) --- May 5, 2008 - Telepathx Ltd., the Melbourne, Australia-based smart grid and wireless sensor network provider, will begin conditional licensing of its RFID (radio frequency identification) wireless sensor network (WSN) and communications aggregation technology to smart meter and broadband over power line manufacturers, a move the company said will allow energy providers and BPL operators a faster return on infrastructure investments.
Genesis Energy is a state-owned enterprise and New Zealand’s largest energy retailer, with more than 700,000 customer accounts. Known for its innovative customer care strategies and community involvement, Genesis Energy decided to enhance its systems and business processes to facilitate greater customer focus and billing accuracy as the core of its competitive strategy.
Genesis is the largest electric and gas supplier in New Zealand, and will use the smart meters to offer its customers a range of tariffs, including weekday, weekends and off-peak rates. The utility says it will obtain the meters from a consortium of suppliers, and that contracts will be signed shortly. The meters will all be leased from a third party, rather than being purchased outright.
In some jurisdictions, notably Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia, the benefits are clear-cut. However, for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Tasmania and the Northern Territory the benefits are less clear and in addition in these jurisdictions there is unlikely to be significant demand response benefits.