Deal news: S&T supplies smart meters to Polish consortium, Itron wins in Italy

May 28, 2015
In European deal news, IT solutions company S&T has secured a deal to supply 120,000 smart meters and a data management system in a contract valued at EUR 10 million to the Smart City Wroc...

Data concentrator units: CG to supply Energias de Portugal for InovGrid project

May 27, 2015
In Europe, Compton Greaves (CG), part of the Avantha Group, has secured a deal to supply data concentrators to Portuguese energy operator Energias de Portugal (EDP).CG won a tender to supply...

In depth: Single frequency micro-power

May 26, 2015
The smart energy meter with bi-directional networking capability is a key component of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system, which is of itself essential for the operation of a smart grid,...

Australia drafts consumer-driven approach to smart meter adoption

May 26, 2015
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council released a draft determination in March 2015 to address "the exclusivity arrangements which limit who can take responsibility for the pr...

Honeywell adds cellular communication to new gas volume corrector

May 26, 2015
Global industrial automation company Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has introduced a new meter designed to measure natural gas that communicates data using activated cellular radio.HPS anno...

Smart meters GB: E.ON offers smart prepaid, delayed billing for Ovo customers

May 25, 2015
In smart meters GB news, E.ON, one of the Big Six energy suppliers, is giving customers with prepaid meters the chance to switch to smart meters and pay less.E.ON's Smart Pay As You Go scheme...

UK government reshuffle maintains commitment to smart meters

May 22, 2015
In the UK, Conservative Member of Parliament Amber Rudd has begun her new role as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. Having campaigned strongly on energy reform and the importance of...

Kamstrup adds remote reading to mobile AMR system

May 22, 2015
In Europe, Danish metering manufacturer Kamstrup has added network functionality to its automatic reading system for water meters in a bid to simplify installation and data collection. The new so...