Smart meter safety: Ontario recall prompts Sensus to defend products

January 26, 2015
In Ontario, Canada, the Electrical Safety Authority's decision to order utilities to remove 5,400 Sensus Generation 3.2 remote disconnect meters across the province due to safety concerns has p...

Deal watch: Cyan wins GBP1m order for Indian public utility AMI pilot

January 23, 2015
UK smart metering company Cyan has bagged a GBP1 million deal with an Indian public utility. Cyan, which already has a foothold in the Indian market through contracts with two privately owned util...

India is largest smart grid opportunity in world, says report

January 22, 2015
In South Asia, India is forecast to invest US$21.6 billion in smart grid infrastructure in the next decade in a bid to curb rampant electricity theft, making it the largest long-term smart grid oppor...

Deal watch: California city utility buys into Sensus’ managed software

January 22, 2015
In the US, a municipal utility in California has chosen Sensus to supply a smart communications network as a managed service in a bid to boost operational efficiency, customer service and strategic p...

Western Australia buys Silver Spring solution to cut meter reading costs

January 21, 2015
In Western Australia, Horizon Power, a government-owned utility, has contracted Silver Spring Networks to deploy an advanced metering system in one of the most sparsely populated areas in the world. ...

Smart meters New Zealand: Marlborough customers report cheaper bills

January 20, 2015
Residents of New Zealand's Marlborough region have responded positively to smart meters according to local media. Three power suppliers in Marlborough have committed to installing advanced elect...

Smart water meter: installation problems derail rollout in US city

January 19, 2015
A US municipal utility's experience of installing smart water meters has highlighted stumbling blocks that water companies can face when deploying metering programmes. Bay City, with a population o...

Deal watch: Romania water utility chooses Itron to upgrade water meters

January 15, 2015
In Eastern Europe, Romania's largest water utility Apa Nova Bucureşti has announced that Itron is its supplier of choice to help upgrade its metering system. Under the deal announced this week, ...