Deal watch: Elster’s AMI deployment in Mississippi

October 23, 2014
In more deal news for Elster Solutions this week, the US metering solutions company announced a contract with a Mississippi utility for its advanced metering infrastructure solution (AMI) for water a...

Smart grid UK: Tollgrade works with Ofgem on distribution projects

October 23, 2014
US smart grid company Tollgrade revealed this week that it is involved in a number of Ofgem-funded projects in the UK to monitor network capacity and overhead line vibration as part of a push towards ...

Big data: GridPoint adds MicroStrategy platform for better energy management

October 23, 2014
US energy management systems company GridPoint has formed a collaboration with software maker MicroStrategy to offer more advanced energy analytics capability. GridPoint, which offers cloud-based...

Utilities, simplicity is key to engage customers, says new SGCC report

October 22, 2014
Smart grid stakeholders must communicate to consumers that energy programs are practical, affordable and simple, according to a new report from the customer-focused organisation Smart Grid Consumer...

Deal watch: Elster wins in Belgium with advanced meter platform contract

October 22, 2014
Sibelga, distribution network operator for Belgium's capital Brussels, is getting ready to implement Elster's core platform for the utility's remote metering program, in a bid to be smart-meter rea...

Smart meter tech: TransData sells 5th license for wireless design

October 22, 2014
US electric meter manufacturer TransData has sold a patent for its wireless smart meter technology to a UK wireless street light company. The deal with Telensa represents the fifth licensing agre...

Itron expands Riva to offer intelligent load control for HVAC

October 21, 2014
Metering giant Itron has expanded its new edge intelligence technology Riva to control run times on high-consumption systems such as HVAC, hot water and pool pumps. The announcement comes during Itro...

Tender watch: Mexican utility seeks smart meter supplier

October 21, 2014
Mexico's state-owned electric utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has issued a tender for the deployment of smart electricity meters, according to local media source Milenio.com. The ...