Meter data management: US platform for water utilities

September 19, 2014
US water conservation software company Dropcountr has launched a meter data management platform aimed at water utilities that uses visual monitoring and reporting as well as meter-agnostic analytics....

Smart meters GB: 50% of consumers use in-home display to cut energy use

September 18, 2014
UK price comparison service uSwitch has come out in support of smart metering technology and its benefits for the consumer by revealing results of a survey of smart meter users. Ann Robinson, dire...

Smart meter fires: Sensus now faces questions from fire chiefs in Nevada

September 15, 2014
In the US, Sensus smart meters are being implicated as the cause of a number of fires in the counties of Reno-Sparks in western Nevada, with fire chiefs speaking out with safety concerns, according t...

British Gas Smart Meter Challenge: week two’s results are in

September 12, 2014
UK energy company British Gas has released the results of week two of  its latest public awareness campaign - the Smart Meter Challenge. The campaign by the one of the UK's big six energy compani...

Sensus water meters help US town cut leak adjustments by 57%

September 11, 2014
In some positive publicity for US smart meter manufacturer Sensus, a town in Arizona is reporting 57 per cent improvement in leak adjustments since installing a smart water network. The Town of Oro...

Kamstrup smart meters integrated into heating systems

September 11, 2014
Smart meter manufacturer Kamstrup is working with multi-dwelling heating systems company Frese UK to allow end users to monitor and control their heating systems. Frese UK, which makes flow and...

Smart meters UK: gov report deals a heavy blow to rollout

September 10, 2014
In the UK, a government committee has cast doubt over the validity of the smart meter rollout as a report raises concerns over the cost-benefit to consumers and the ability of the energy market...

Smart meter security: 43 areas of concerns (by ethical hackers)

September 10, 2014
“Metering assets are threatened by a multitude of threat actors,” states a new white paper by German cyber protection company Compass Security AG.  Titled 'Smart Meter Controls', the paper conti...