Iberdrola says smart meters help improve its green ranking

August 22, 2014
Iberdrola was named most sustainable Spanish utility and the third-most sustainable utility in the world this week by magazine Newsweek, citing the use of smart meters to help cut carbon emissions. ...

Elster to supply electric and gas meters to US provincial utilities

August 22, 2014
UK meter manufacturer Elster is supplying electric and water meters to two utilities in Mississippi, in the US. Starkville Electric Department (SED) and Starkville Public Works (SPW) received appro...

Samsung enters China’s local energy storage market

August 22, 2014
Energy storage giant Samsung SDI and inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power have signed an agreement that will see Samsung enter the Chinese market, according to Yonhap News Agency. Samsung SDI said i...

Sultanate of Oman going ahead with AMR pilot project

August 22, 2014
Electricity Holding Company (EHC) is a Government owned closed joint stock company established to implement the Government policies for the electricity and related water sector in Sultanate of Oma...

Texas CPS Energy kicks off 740k smart meter rollout

August 21, 2014
US utility CPS Energy started a four-year smart meter rollout this week as part of a US$290 million upgrade to electricity and gas customers within its service area. The energy company based in San...

Smart grid without a smart meter – GRID20/20 and DVI’s combined solution

August 21, 2014
Smart grid companies GRID20/20 and Dominion Voltage (DVI) are partnering to target optimisation solutions to utilities not using smart meters as well as smart energy customers. DVI, a provider of ...

Smart meters: Ventev makes saddle bracket for utility deployments

August 21, 2014
US components manufacturer Ventev Wireless Infrastructure has created a saddle bracket designed specifically for radios used in smart meter upgrades. Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, which engine...

The future of home energy management? A robotic vacuum cleaner

August 20, 2014
In Japan, sales of smart household appliances compatible with home energy management system (HEMs) are expected to the next big trend in amid increasing awareness of energy efficiency, says Taiwan-bas...