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FEATURES

AMI & Smart Metering

Of laggards and movers: The smart metering landscape in Europe
By Stephan Renner

Poland wants to be a regional C&EE leader in implementation of modern technologies in the energy sector
By Jaroslaw Wojtulewicz

Lessons learned from securing the Dutch advanced metering infrastructure
By Johan Rambi

AMR & Meter Communications

High resolution automated meter reading system for natural gas meters
By Jon P. Longtin and Mahder Tewolde

Business / Financial / Regulatory

Security on smart meters must be paramount
By Paul Dillien

Oncor – a smart Texas utility. Interview with Mark Carpenter, Vice President Chief Technology Officer, Oncor

CPS Energy – an outstanding utility. Interview with Anthony Hawkins, Director – System Measurement & Technology in Energy Delivery Services, CPS Energy

The economic stimulus package and its impact on water metering and water in the US
By Jonathan Spencer Jones

The changing power quality and submetering market: moving to energy management
By Donald Henschel

State net metering progress has proven key to American renewable growth
By Shaun Chapman, Rosalind Jackson and James Rose

National Grid Metering achieves asset management standard
By Riz Khan

Billing & Customer Service

The five qualities of effective smart grid customer education
By Peter C. Honebein and Roy F. Cammarano

New mobile and pre-fund solutions set to fast-track epayments for utilities in 2011
By Randy Phelps

Prepayment

End-to-end standards for prepayment, smart metering and smart energy
By Don Taylor

Revenue Protection

Augmenting AMI to radically reduce electricity theft
By Brent Hughes

Last Word

Collaboration a key to ending consumer backlash?
By Jesse Berst