RFP for token meters – UK; Closing date May 23, 2008

Company: PHOENIX NATURAL GAS LTD.
Country: UK
Product/Service
: Request For Proposals for token meters
Type: RFP
Closing Date
: May 23, 2008
Reference
: TRAD 1739

AMM system for ACEA

[img:Andrea_0.jpg|Andrea Mangoni,
CEO, ACEA
]Rome, Italy --- (METERING.COM) --- May 8, 2008 –Acea Distribuzione in Rome is implementing an integrated AMM system from Landis+Gyr which is already successfully being used for remote management of more than 1 million residential electricity customers. This makes it one of the largest AMM deployments in Europe to date, and the system is designed to be extended to gas and water meters.

U.K. government stalls on nationwide smart meter rollout

[img:BERR_logo_new.thumbnail.jpg| ]London, U.K. --- (METERING.COM) --- May 7, 2008 - Following a consultation on energy billing and metering in the context of changing customer behavior in the U.K., the country’s government has decided to move ahead with smart metering for medium-larger businesses by 2013, but that further consultation and analysis is required before a final decision can be made on a rollout to homes and small businesses.

Smart meter deployment for Finnish utility

[img:Finland.thumbnail.gif| ]Vaasa, Finland --- (METERING.COM) --- May 6, 2008 – Vaasan Sähköverkko Oy, the Finnish utility, has invested in a Landis+Gyr system to automatically read, control and manage all 60,000 of its customer metering points. This project is one of the largest advanced metering management (AMM) turnkey implementations ever undertaken in Finland, the country at the forefront of European smart meter deployment. A recent study conducted by VTT found that approximately one half of Finland’s electricity meters will be read remotely by 2010.

Avnet Memec and austriamicrosystems sign North American distribution pact

[img:austria.thumbnail.jpg| ]Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A., and Unterpremstaetten, Austria --- (METERING.COM) --- May 6, 2008 – Avnet Memec, a specialty semiconductor division of Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., and austriamicrosystems, a global designer and manufacturer of high performance analog integrated circuits (ICs), have signed a North American distribution agreement. Together the two companies will deliver the full line of austriamicrosystems’ high performance analog solutions to customers throughout the United States.

Encouraging energy efficiency in Ireland

[img:irish-flag.thumbnail.jpg| ]Limerick, Ireland --- (METERING.COM) --- May 5, 2008 – ResourceKraft, a supplier of energy management solutions, is collaborating with a local television producer to provide technical advice and solutions for its new eco-friendly production “My Family Aren’t Wasters”. The 6 part series follows two households aiming to reduce their carbon foot print through behavioural change. As a nation, Ireland is becoming more environmentally conscious, and people are aware of the need to reduce their carbon footprint.

Telenor Cinclus enters into operating services agreement with EDB

[img:Telenor.thumbnail.jpg| ]Oslo, Norway --- (METERING.COM) --- April 30, 2008 – EDB, an IT group in the Nordic region, has entered into a three-year Nordic operating services agreement with Telenor Cinclus. The market for automatic meter reading is expected to grow strongly over the next few years, and this contract gives EDB significant opportunities for expansion in terms of both volume and services.

No moving parts metering technology on show

[img:SM150.thumbnail_0.jpg| ]Birmingham, U.K. --- (METERING.COM) --- April 30, 2008 – Severn Trent Services, manufacturer of SmartMeter™ intelligent water meters, will be showcasing its ‘no moving parts’ metering technology at the world’s largest water and waste treatment event, IFAT 08 in Munich. This is the first time the company has exhibited at the event, which it will share with its purification and international contract operations divisions.

RFP for service meter reading – Netherlands; Closing date May 5,...

Company: N.V. NUON INKOOP AND Logistiek (NUON R & H), ON BEHALF OF NV CONTINUON NETBEHEER
Country: Netherlands
Product/Service
: Request For Proposals for service meter reading
Type: RFP
Closing Date
: May 5, 2008
Reference
: TRAD 1737

Open non-proprietary telecommunications architecture for future-proof smart metering

[img:iberdrola_logo_0.gif| ]Madrid, Spain --- (METERING.COM) --- April 25, 2008 – Spanish utility Iberdrola has been working extensively on the definition and testing of a new open, public and non-proprietary telecom architecture to support not only smart metering functionality but also to progress towards the electricity networks of the future. Iberdrola thus leverages its extensive experience in the use of low and medium voltage networks as a telecommunication media.

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