Ten years of metering highlights – 1997


Mag cover - 1997

  • www.smart-energy.com is launched.
  • Landis & Gyr installs 1 millionth prepayment Quantum gas meter in the UK.
  • Discussions start on the European Measuring Instruments Directive (MID).
  • The STS (Standard Transfer Specification) Association formed to ensure interoperability between multi-vendor prepayment systems.
  • Itron and Schlumberger sign a memorandum of understanding to co-operate in pursuing AMR
    business opportunities throughout Europe.
  • The first handheld unit running under Windows is developed and marketed.
  • Kansas City Power & Light completes the largest operational fixed-point network meter reading system to date, consisting of 365,000 residential meters.