MI 3 2011 cover

FEATURES

AMI & Smart Metering

EMEA’s smart metering 2012 horizon — five oversights to avoid
By Roberta Bigliani and Gaia Gallotti

Smart meter standardization – challenges in Europe
By Daniel Hec, David Johnson, and Catherine Vigneron

Innovation for a changing utility market.
Interview with Alexey Lazarev, founder and CEO, ADD Grup

Smart meters enable new business models in electricity retail
By Paul A. Hendriks and Bart Laurense

UMI – The USB for smart metering
By Alistair Morfey

Business / Financial / Regulatory

Alliander is mobilizing energy innovation through collaboration
By Mark Kempkes

Utility social media: Status and trends in North America
By Stephanie Spalding

DC Water and the social media experience
By Linn McClelland

North America Metering International Excellence Awards 2011:
DTE Energy’s SmartCurrents Programme – a smart business case
Edison’s SmartConnect revolutionizes meter technology
SDG&E honoured by Metering International with Customer Service Excellence Award

Trustpower – improving manual meter reading
By Bruce Franks

Energy Management & DR

The Energy Demand Research Project
By Kate Smith

Behaviour and energy savings: Evidence from a series of experimental interventions
By Matt Davis

Energy@home: a “user-centric” energy management system
By Claudio Borean, Andrea Ricci and Gabriele Merlonghi

London Midland: An overview of on-train metering
By Mike Haigh

Billing & Customer Service

Is my utility smarter than a fifth grader?
By Chris Lewis

Revenue Protection

Achieving R-APDRP targets in India: Loss reduction
By Medidi Phanendra

Last Word

GRID 21 – Empowering America
By Steven G. Hauser