Smart meter fires: regulator gives NV Energy 60 days to hand over evidence

October 20, 2014
In the US state of Nevada, the local energy regulator got the green light last week to probe NV Energy about the safety of smart meters, reports the Reno Gazette. The Public Utilities Commission vo...

Prepayment meter: South African mini grid uses Conlog AMI system

October 20, 2014
In South Africa, an affiliate of energy management giant Schneider Electric is supplying advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to a rural mini grid project based on fuel cell technology. Meter man...

How smart are US water utilities? The survey results are in

October 17, 2014
 In a snapshot view of water utilities in the US, a recent survey found that nine out of 10 water utilities have a smart water plan with many intending to install smart meters two years from now. Th...

Germany – you need smart-metering backbone, says US academic

October 17, 2014
The debate over Germany's decision to not adopt widespread smart metering technology has taken an interesting Transatlantic turn with an American engineering PhD student commenting on the indirect cos...

Metering UK: regulator says 25% of companies still waiting for advanced meters

October 16, 2014
UK energy regulator Ofgem has described the completion rates for installing advanced meters to commercial customers as "disappointing". In a statement released yesterday, Ofgem said it was investiga...

Smart meters France: Gov speeds up law making to meet 2015 rollout date

October 16, 2014
The French government has signed off an energy transition bill this week that gives the administration power to legislate without parliament's consent in order to speed up deployment of a smart grid....

Smart meter rollout: St Kitts comes online as part of smart grid plan

October 15, 2014
In the West Indies, local electrical utility St Kitts Electricity Company (SKELEC) has given the green light to a smart meter rollout following a successful pilot earlier this year. SKELEC's publi...

AS “Sadales tīkls” satisfied with ADDAX pilot proceeds with rollout of up to 100 000 ADDAX meters

October 15, 2014
AS "Sadales tīkls" has approved the results of ADDAX pilot project in Latvia and proceeds to mass rollout of ADDAX AMI solution. In frames of AMI project awarded by AS "Sadales tīkls" to ADD GR...