Tag: smart metering

A smart meter is usually an electronic device that records consumption of electric energy in intervals of an hour or less and communicates that information at least daily back to the utility for monitoring and billing. Smart meters enable two-way communication between the meter and the central system. Unlike home energy monitors, smart meters can gather data for remote reporting. Such an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) differs from traditional automatic meter reading (AMR) in that it enables two-way communications with the meter.

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Sensus Wins Best Smart Utility Solution Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Municipal leaders again recognize Sensus AMI solution for smart city innovation

For the fourth consecutive year, the Sensus Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution has been honored by municipal utility executives as the “Best Smart Utility Solution” during the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS).

The Sensus AMI solution is comprised of

Landis+Gyr and Mueller Systems to Develop Water AMI Module

Landis+Gyr and Mueller Systems to Develop Water AMI Module

New endpoint will utilize latest IoT radio technology for advanced water metering

Landis+Gyr (SWX: LAND), a global leader in transforming the way energy is delivered and managed, announced an agreement with Mueller Systems to integrate Landis+Gyr’s latest RF Mesh IP communications technology in Mueller Systems advanced water AMI module.

This

Landis+Gyr signs major AMI Service contract  with Caruna in Finland

Landis+Gyr signs major AMI Service contract with Caruna in Finland

Landis+Gyr has signed a contract on Metering as a Service with Caruna Oy, Finland’s largest distribution system operator (DSO), and will be responsible for operating 650,000 smart metering points starting in Fall 2018.

Landis+Gyr, the global leader in transforming how energy is delivered and managed, has a long track

Xylem publishes its 2016 Sustainability Report:  Why We Solve Water

Xylem publishes its 2016 Sustainability Report: Why We Solve Water

Solving the planet’s water challenges has never been more urgent. A growing population, overtaxed water infrastructure and increasing weather events all highlight the need for sustainable solutions. And solving water – one of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals – is foundational to economic growth, a more equitable distribution

Kamstrup and Optiqua to Offer Solutions for Real-time Water Quality Monitoring

Kamstrup and Optiqua to Offer Solutions for Real-time Water Quality Monitoring

Kamstrup and Optiqua Technologies today announced their collaboration to bring Optiqua’s intelligent water quality monitoring solutions, in particular EventLab, to the Scandinavian, German and Polish markets. EventLab will be offered as part of Kamstrup’s intelligent water solutions portfolio, adding the water quality monitoring component to the established line of intelligent

AMR or AMI?

AMR or AMI?

According to John Fillinger, director, utility marketing for Badger Meter, AMR increases efficiencies and reduces the expenses associated with manual reading and human errors associated with reporting those readings. “AMR makes it easier to get from quarterly billing to monthly billing, if this is something they want to do,” he

AMI/AMR Benefits Utilities and Customers

AMI/AMR Benefits Utilities and Customers

The upgrade that American Water is now undertaking is no small matter. But the change that the company is rolling out now in a pilot program will allow its meter readers to more easily discover possible leaks, uncover meters that have been tampered with, and identify unusual flow activity for

Aclara Wins Con Edison Metering Contract

Aclara Wins Con Edison Metering Contract

February 12, 2016 Aclara has landed a big win to provide Consolidated Edison about 5 million digital electric and gas meters.

The Aclara meters will be supported by Silver Spring Networks’ platform. IBM will provide the IT system integration.

“It’s the biggest project in Con Edison’s 190-year history,” Tom Magee, general manager

Kamstrup Joins New Alliance to Tackle California Water Shortage

Kamstrup Joins New Alliance to Tackle California Water Shortage

Kamstrup has partnered with a group of leading Danish water and clean tech companies to develop and tailor advanced water solutions that can help drought-hit California. The water technology alliance focuses on solutions aiming at supporting California utilities in their efforts to save water and become energy neutral. The alliance

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