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views includes premium content that is only accessible to certain user groups.  In order to gain the full benefits of you will need to take the following action – either become a registered user or purchase a PRO or PRO+ subscription.

There are four types of users:

Anonymous user – (if you haven’t registered for, then you are an anonymous user). Anonymous users are unregistered users, who can browse all FREE content, which includes daily news, VPP items, Smart Energy International magazine archives older than 12 months but not older than 24 months.  Anonymous user cannot see trade leads, vote in polls or post comments.

Registered user – Registered users can access all content accessible to Anonymous users, as well as post comments, register for the fortnightly e-news, vote in polls, take part in forum discussions, access the shop and more.  There is no cost to becoming a registered user.  Register now!

PRO user – PRO users can access online premium content such as Smart Energy International Magazine, as well as magazine archives, trade leads, opinion pieces and much more. You will also receive a print edition of Smart Energy International magazine. The annual subscription cost is $297 for a 1 year subscription or $497 for a 2 year subscription

PRO+ user – PRO+ users receive all the benefits of PRO users.  In addition, you will gain access to research and resource material such as papers and presentations from all Smart Energy International hosted events. These highlight the latest technology trends, address industry issues and review the metering markets in each region. The annual, single user subscription cost is $997 for a 1 year subscription.  Company subscriptions for multiple users are available at a discounted rate.

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