Smart meters Poland: case study of a large-scale AMI rollout

July 31, 2014
CASE STUDY: Energa Operator was the first utility in Poland to implement a massive rollout (Stage One) of smart meters, confirming its position as a leading investor in the Polish distribution system....

Smart meters: Australia commissions update on RF effect on health

July 31, 2014
In Australia, the government of the state of Victoria has commissioned a further independent technical study on the radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation from smart meters to ensure they continue...

Smart meters: SaskPower denies installation problems as two more units catch fire

July 30, 2014
SaskPower is again under the spotlight as the Canadian electric utility has admitted to an eighth fire caused by a Sensus smart meter, according to CBC news. During a news conference about the seve...

Smart meters: German energy agency backs installation of 50m units

July 30, 2014
The German energy agency - Deutsche Energie-Agentur (Dena) - estimates that the introduction of smart meters in the European country could reduce grid investment by 35 per cent until 2030, according ...

Deal watch: British Gas buys Elster gas meters to boost service to C&I customers

July 30, 2014
British Gas Business (BGB), the UK's largest supplier of non-domestic gas, has chosen Elster as its primary supplier of advanced gas meters for commercial and industrial users in a bid to improve the ...

Smart grid & smart meters: the results of Australia’s trial

July 29, 2014
In Australia, results from the Smart Grid, Smart City pilot in the Hunter region were revealed this week, one of the largest commercial-scale trial applications in the world, according to local media ...

Smart meters US: Elster ramps up interoperability to connect rural consumers

July 29, 2014
US metering company Elster Solutions has enhanced the interoperability and interchangeability of the its REX Universal smart meter line in a bid to target rural and remote residential utility househol...

Global spending on AMI market to increase to US$28bn by 2018

July 28, 2014
The Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) market is estimated to grow from US$15.89 billion from 2013 to US$28.45 billion by 2018, according to research company Micromarket Monitor. The research s...