Smart meters GB: central data company won’t be ready for 2015 rollout

November 21, 2014
The UK's smart meter rollout is facing a major set back after the central data office says it cannot meet a start date of 2015. UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported yesterday that Data C...

Smart water meter: Florida utility buys Sensus units for city rollout

November 20, 2014
In the US, the city of Lakeland in Florida is spending US$15 million on Sensus smart water meters. Lakeland city water utilities will deploy 54,000 digital water meters across its service ter...

TOU tariffs: Northern Ireland smart meter trial proves effectiveness

November 20, 2014
Consumers in Northern Ireland would choose time of use tariffs given the choice, according to the results of a smart meter trial released by the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF). Electricity tra...

Smart meter Europe: Estonia utility deploys half of 630k target

November 19, 2014
Estonian electricity distribution network operator Elektrilevi has confirmed this week that it  has deployed 300,000 smart meters in a bid to meet Europe's 2020 energy efficiency targets. S...

CG adds G3-PLC centre to portfolio with smart meter factory opening

November 19, 2014
Electrical products giant CG announced today that is opening a new smart meter factory in France together with a centre of excellence for G3-PLC technology in a bid to better participate in European ...

Sensus meter fires: Nevada media fans flames over NV Energy response

November 18, 2014
In the US, local media in Nevada are drawing parallels between the Sensus smart electricity meter fires in Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada, and Reno. An editorial in the Reno Gazette-Journal at the ...

Australia utility moves from coal to off-grid solar and smart meters

November 18, 2014
Australian electricity generation company AGL Energy has gone public with a change to its business model to service off-grid households with smart metering technology. The 175-year-old utility...

Smart prepaid meters: Britons engage with idea of mobile top-up

November 18, 2014
Nearly half of consumers in Great Britain would opt for a prepaid smart meter despite only 16% of the population having access to this type of metering, according to new research commissioned by Sma...