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FEATURES

AMI & Smart Metering

Glendale’s AMI rollout for electricity and water
By Glenn Steiger

Two birds, one stone: Leveraging the synergies between smart meter and next generation broadband rollout
By Jens Erler and John Holland

Smart gas metering on the move in Europe
By Charles van Dyck

GrDF’s smart gas meter projects
By Isabelle Drochon

The challenges of smart metering in island environments
By Christian Blais

Think smart – prepare for the future
By Mark England

Business / Financial / Regulatory

Interoperability: A critical component of smart water implementation
By Paul Gagliardo

Using natural gas metering within the [smart] grid

By Jim Marean

Every community should get “CLEAN”
By Craig Lewis

Metering International Excellence Awards for Middle East

Empowering insights and impact with a unified operations centre

By Matthew Burkmier

Energy Management & DR

Using water resources to balance the grid
By Craig MacBride

Releasing the full potential of smart metering technologies
By Klaus-Dieter Axt

Meter Data

Trends in meter data management
By Bob Lockhart

Meter data analytics – the fifth maturity level
By Rajesh Bansal

Components

Implementing cost effective PLC in smart energy applications
By Olivier Monnier and Xiaolin Lu

Communication module opens up multiple transmission channels: Soft smart grid access to distribution networks
By Ali Inan

Billing & Customer Service

Smart meters are driving smart service relationships
By Ellen Fraser

Last Word

Challenges and opportunities for smart grid in 2012
By Mark Walker