One benefit of UK smart meters: the industry is making money

September 2, 2014
If the metering industry needed evidence that the UK's mandated smart meter rollout is having a positive economic impact, the financial disclosure of gas meter supplier Smart Metering Systems (SMS) pr...

How Cleveland Utilities is funding a smart water meter rollout

September 2, 2014
In the US, Cleveland Utilities has voted in favour of applying for a larger loan from the State Revolving Fund (SRF) to progress its plans for an advanced metering infrastructure system for water met...

GE smart electric and gas meters to cut Oklahoma utility revenue losses

September 2, 2014
General Electric (GE) has secured a ten-year contract with the US city of Claremore to deploy smart electric and water meters in a bid to curb revenue losses. Under the US$9.6 million contract, GE ...

Smart meters: Australia regulates to smooth end of 2.8m rollout

September 1, 2014
As the Australian state of Victoria nears the end of its 2.8 million smart meter rollout, the government has passed new regulations to penalise electricity distributors that have yet to upgrade all cu...

Leviton’s new smart submeter helps comply with green building codes

September 1, 2014
US building systems company Leviton has announced a smart submetering solution for use in industrial, commercial, institutional and governmental applications. Richard Westfall, vice president and g...

Energy management: Hawaii rewards ideas on energy efficiency

September 1, 2014
The energy management programme of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission is offering US$2.1 million of incentive funds for projects that can increase energy efficiency in the residential and commerci...

Smart meter fires: Lakeland Electric recalls 10.5k Sensus meters

August 29, 2014
Sensus smart meters are again at the centre of a product recall due to overheating safety concerns, the second such incident in the US since Canada's SaskPower halted its rollout due to meter-related ...

CEIVA breaks into Canadian market with Guelph Hydro HEMs deal

August 29, 2014
CEIVA Energy has won the contract to supply a home energy management system (HEMs) to electricity utility Guelph Hydro Electric Systems, in the company's first breakthrough deal into the Canadian ut...