Duke Energy customers are centerpiece of company’s long-term strategy, CEO update

Metering.com May 8, 2018 “We’re on a journey to deliver the experience our customers expect, says Lynn Good, CEO at US Utility Duke Energy. “As we continue to meet our customers’ changing needs, building a smarter, more resilient energy grid is essential. That’s why we’re making investments to improve reliability, integrate more renewable energy and … Read more

Smart water meters maximising IoT to reduce water wastage

Metering.com May 7, 2018 Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Smart Water Meter Market, Forecast to 2026, states that smart water meter installations are expected to grow from 13.8 million units in 2017 to 82.1 million units by 2026. Water-stressed countries are leading the shift from traditional water meters to smart water meters, even as … Read more

College Station’s electric utility gets ready for AMI roll out

Metering.com April 30, 2018 The Texas based College Station City Council has voted unanimously during its workshop meeting to move forward with AMI for its electric utility. Council members acknowledged the worth of AMI’s intangible benefits, in spite of the gap between costs and benefits in the break even analysis. According to a feasibility study … Read more

PPL Electric Utilities to welcome 1.4 million new smart meters

Metering.com April 27, 2018 PPL Electric Utilities plans to begin replacing 1.4 million smart meters in September in Schuylkill and Carbon counties. This phase of the initiative forms part of a $470 million project that began in 2016 to replace aging water meter infrastructure in the area. PPL and other electric utilities are required to … Read more

New report highlights how tech is disrupting the residential utility market

Metering.com April 23, 2018 A new study conducted by Navigant Research states that new solutions-based business models will transform the residential utility market. According to the study, new integrated smart home and distributed energy resources will transform the manner in which consumers interact with their homes and the Energy Cloud. William Tokash, senior research analyst … Read more

Utilities Can Make Energy Efficiency Applications an Enjoyable Shopping Experience – If They Want to

Metering.com March 31, 2018 Faced with the deep budget cuts the Trump Administration has proposed for the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) programme, U.S. states have the opportunity to step in and fill the vacuum, writes Udi Merhav, CEO of energyOrbit. Already, states part of the U.S. Climate Alliance, such as … Read more

UK consumers with smart meters say smart is better

Metering.com April 2, 2018 Smart Energy GB published Smart Energy outlook, largest independent survey of national public opinion on energy and smart meters. The biannual nationwide poll into the opinions of almost 10,000 people in Great Britain, carried out by Populus, provides clear evidence that the overwhelming majority of customers who have smart meters installed … Read more

City of Roseville adopts OpenWay Riva in five year contract

Metering.com March 26, 2018 In the US state of California, the city of Roseville has selected Itron to modernise its water and electricity system. The city of Roseville signed a five-year deal in which it will adopt Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution to manage distributed water and energy resources in an efficient and costs-effective manner. … Read more

How the energy cloud is unlocking new business value for the power Industry

Metering.com March 20, 2018 Navigant has released a new white paper describing how stakeholders in the energy sector can capture business value through the emergence of dynamic, high-growth, customer-centric platforms. The whitepaper Energy Cloud 4.0 analyses how seven key energy cloud platforms can help customers, industry leaders and shareholders to accelerate the energy transformation. The … Read more

California city deploys Sensus AMI meters using $1m grant

Metering.com March 14, 2018 In the US state of California, the city of Asuza is investing in an advanced metering infrastructure to improve the operations of its utility department. Azusa Light & Water (ALW) has selected Sensus to upgrade to an advanced metering technology to ensure consumers are accurately billed and improve management of water … Read more