Mag cover - 2003              2003 - 2             2003- 1

  • Metering Latin America held for the first time in Sao Paulo, Brazi
  • Sweden passes a law requiring monthlymeter reads for all 900,000 consumers by 2009.
  • Massive power outages in the north-east and mid-west United States leave close to 50 M customers without power.
  • Metering International launches a Chinese edition of the magazine.
  • Metering International launches Spanish/Portuguese edition.
  • The Euridis Association is formed; this protocol covers the development of remote reading products.
  • Itron Inc. announces its attention to acquire Schlumberger Electricity Metering.
  • There are over 5 million electricity prepayment meters installed in South Africa.
  • Invensys plc announces its intention to divest certain assets, including Invensys Metering Systems. The MeteringSystems group is bought by a private equity group and renamed Sensus Metering Systems.