Smart meter trail starts in Hawaii

September 29, 2014
Hawaiian Electric Company has finalised the installation of 5 200 smart meters for customers in Moanalua Valley, portions of Pearl City, Kaimuki, Diamond Head, Kahala and Waikiki. With the accompan...

Smart meter fires: Nevada Energy will help with regulator probe

September 26, 2014
In the US, Nevada energy supplier NV Energy has responded to demands from state regulators to hand over all information related to fires and smart meter units in the counties of Reno-Sparks. The a...

Deal watch: EDMI and GridComm team up to make PLC smart meters

September 25, 2014
Singapore power line communications (PLC) company GridComm has entered into an agreement with smart meter manufacturer EDMI to collaborate on narrowband PLC modules. Under the deal, GridComm w...

Landis+Gyr’s Oliver Iltisberger on smart meters and demand response

September 24, 2014
In the run-up to European Utility Week, being held in Amsterdam on 4-6 November 2014, we ask Oliver Iltisberger, executive vice president EMEA at Landis+Gyr, about the challenges of smart metering de...

South Korea’s LG CNS secures new AMI deal in Poland

September 23, 2014
An IT affiliate of South Korean LG Group has bagged a US$45 million deal to supply advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems to a Polish energy distributor in a bid to expand its reach into the...

British Gas Smart Meter Challenge: week three’s focus on home appliances

September 22, 2014
UK energy giant British Gas is into the third week of its Smart Meter Challenge, which aims to demonstrate the effectiveness of in-home displays in changing consumer behaviour and prompting energy sav...

ComEd refunds customers for illegal smart meter pilot surcharge

September 22, 2014
US energy provider Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) announced today that it will refund customers US$46.2 million or US$8 per residential customer as part of a settlement following the illegal levy...

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....