- 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.