Smart meters Japan: TEPCO to deploy 27m by 2020 Olympic Games

February 26, 2015
Japan's largest electric utility Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) expects to deploy 27 million residential smart meters within its service territory by the time the Japanese capital hosts the Olympic G...

Meter communications: Sensus poised to begin FlexNet trial in Tokyo

February 25, 2015
In Japan, global metering solutions company Sensus expects its long range radio base stations to be live by March 2015 as part of a trial to demonstrate the effectiveness of the FlexNet connecti...

Deal Watch: CESI pens deals with Oman utility for smart metering

February 23, 2015
Oman’s Electricity Holding Company (EHC) has signed a deal with global technical consulting and engineering firm, CESI, for the introduction of smart metering for utility customers. Under the contra...

US utilities: Kentucky Power’s DSM programs, DTE Energy wins in court

February 23, 2015
In the US, utility Kentucky Power has secured regulatory approval for a raft of demand side management and energy efficiency programs. Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) earlier this month ap...

Smart meter safety: SaskPower ‘close’ to 105k Sensus unit recall

February 20, 2015
Canadian utility SaskPower is "really close" to completing the recall of 105,000 Sensus Generation 3.3 smart electric meters across the province of Saskatchewan following 10 failures in 2014 involving...

Amey and Smart Metering Systems sign deals for UK smart meter rollout

February 20, 2015
In the UK, Amey, a public and regulated services provider, has been awarded a GBP40m contract with EDF Energy for the deployment and maintenance of smart electricity and gas meters across Scotland, t...

United Water chooses Sensus’ FlexNet to boost water efficiency

February 19, 2015
In the US, utility and wastewater provider United Water has selected Sensus advanced metering technology in a bid to assist the utility to provide sustainable water solutions for its New York and New...

Tender news: India’s DHBVN seeks smart meters for commercial users

February 18, 2015
In India, power distribution company DHBVN has said it will issue a tender next week for the installation of smart meters for larger power users within its service territory. DHBVN said it plans...