EUW 2014: Smart meters and the German locally-owned utility

July 24, 2014
In the run up to European Utility Week 2014, Roland Stader, director energy automation, Telecommunications & IT, at German Stadtwerke Konstanz, shares his thoughts on meter data, locally-owned...

Smart meters UK: EIB invests £190m in infrastructure

July 24, 2014
UK telecoms company Arqiva has received a GBP190 million injection from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support investment in national communication infrastructure projects, including the rollou...

Smart meters: SaskPower halts rollout as fires blamed on installation

July 24, 2014
Canadian electric utility SaskPower has put its smart meter rollout on hold while it investigates six fires related to the installation of the measurement units, according to local media sources. T...

Smart meters: Australia’s AGL presents case for time-of-use tariffs

July 23, 2014
Energy supplier AGL has boosted the case for smart meters in Australia with research showing that adopting time-of-use tariffs would lead to economic gains of about AUS$1.6 billion (or USD$1.5...

British Gas wants to take over your home (in a good way)

July 22, 2014
UK dual-fuel energy company British Gas will trial smart prepaid meters and connected boilers as part of a move towards a full connected home offering, according to commercial director Nina Bhatia. ...

Smart meters UK: CGI to connect small energy companies to meter data centre

July 21, 2014
As part of the UK national smart meter rollout, IT services company CGI will supply its Adapter solution to help small and new energy companies connect their smart meters to the country's shared met...

Secure Electrans’ meter payment patents up for sale

July 21, 2014
Insolvency administrators are seeking a buyer for the intellectual property assets of UK payments technology company Secure Electrans, according to industry magazine Insolvency Today. Secure Electr...

German utility says don’t underestimate threat of cyber attacks

July 18, 2014
Boss of German utility Stadtwerke Ettlingen has told Reuters that he believes the threat of cyber attacks on energy companies is "being underestimated outside of the industry". In an interview with...