Duke Energy secures regulatory approval to deploy AMI and AMR meters

Metering.com 1 June 2017 US energy provider Duke Energy Kentucky received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission to deploy its smart meter project. In a press statement, Duke Energy Kentucky said the approval of its smart meters project will enable the installation of 143,000 advanced (AMI) electric meters and 103,000 automated meter reading (AMR) … Read moreDuke Energy secures regulatory approval to deploy AMI and AMR meters

Arkansas utility to modernise distribution networks with AMI tech

Metering.com 24 May 2017 In the US state of Arkansas, Conway Corporation plans to implement an advanced metering infrastructure to improve its water and electricity services. In a press statement, the utility company said it will install advanced electric meters, smart water meters as well as a two-way mesh radio network and communication modules to … Read moreArkansas utility to modernise distribution networks with AMI tech

US utility plans rollout of 230,000 AMI units

Metering.com 18 May 2017 In the US, Orange and Rockland Utilities will begin installing smart electric meters for all of its customers in Orange and Sullivan Counties from 2018. According to a local publication, the energy company will start the installation of some 230, 000 smart electric meters to help its customers track their energy … Read moreUS utility plans rollout of 230,000 AMI units

Tennessee utility deploys 500,000 Sensus smart meters

Metering.com 17 May 2017 In the US, Dickson Electric Systems said it deployed some 500,000 electric meters provided by Sensus under efforts to improve its billing accuracy. In a press statement, Darrell Gillespie, general manager at Dickson Electric System, said: “Stratus meters are essential to our metering strategy. The meters enable Dickson Electric System to … Read moreTennessee utility deploys 500,000 Sensus smart meters

PNM signs contract for rollout of 15MW DR programme

Metering.com 15 MAY 2017 In the US, the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) selected Enbala Power Networks for the management of its 2018 demand response programme. In a statement, PNM said the distributed energy resource technology firm agreed to administer the utility’s Peak Saver demand response initiative in 2018 once the programme is … Read morePNM signs contract for rollout of 15MW DR programme

Con Edison selects ICF for rollout of residential energy efficiency projects

Metering.com 2 May 2017 US utility Con Edison selected consulting firm ICF for the planning and management of its energy efficiency programmes for residential customers. In a statement, Con Edison said it signed a $13.6 million contract for ICF to design and market the utility’s energy efficiency programmes for residential consumers for the next three … Read moreCon Edison selects ICF for rollout of residential energy efficiency projects

US utility co-op selects Silver Spring for grid connectivity

Metering.com 11 May 2017 The Golden Valley Electric Association will use Silver Spring Networks’ communications technology to provide connectivity for smart meters and other grid devices. In a combined statement, the solutions provider said it is providing the utility with its IPv6 communications technology for connectivity of the utility’s advanced metering infrastructure in Alaska. Silver … Read moreUS utility co-op selects Silver Spring for grid connectivity

Smart water meters hold lion share of US municipal water investment

Metering.com 8 MAY 2017 The municipal water sector in the US is forecast to spend over $20 billion in software, data, and analytics solutions over the next decade. According to its findings, Bluefield Research states that more than 40 companies are positioning to deploy state-of-the-art solutions to enable more advanced levels of system intelligence, real-time … Read moreSmart water meters hold lion share of US municipal water investment

The Public Service Company of New Mexico plans for coal-free future

Metering.com 4 MAY 2017 PNM conducted a routine assessment of future power supply scenarios, through which it found that “the best version of its future self…was entirely coal-free.” Julie McNamara writes in blog post for the Union of Concerned Scientists, “PNM’s vision of the future leaves viable renewable resources and energy efficiency opportunities on the … Read moreThe Public Service Company of New Mexico plans for coal-free future

Washington utility holding company announces 2025 sustainability targets

Metering.com 5 MAY 2017 WGL, parent company of Washington Gas Light Company announced its sustainability targets for 2025 as well as new clean energy initiatives. According to a release, WGL plans to achieve carbon neutral fleet and facilities operations, reduce emission intensity of its natural gas distribution system by 38% (against a 2008 baseline), and … Read moreWashington utility holding company announces 2025 sustainability targets