Tag: smart meters

ZTE releases LoRa-based smart meters

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

ZTE has entered into the smart meter space by combining LoRA networking and smart meters at CeBit. These new meters meet smart meter reading systems’ requirements for long-distance transmission of small data. The three released LoRa-based smart meters: single-phase smart meter, single-phase prepaid smart meter, and three-phase smart meter, meet most of residents’ expectations, the […]

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Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

Landis+Gyr has won a contract for the deliver 3 million smart metres for four major Dutch distribution grid operators – Stedin, DELTA Netwerkbedrijf, Westland Infra and Liander The metres follow the Dutch Smart Meter SMR5 specifications and include both gas and electricity metres. The smart metre project is expected to take place between 2016 and […]

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SAIC taps On-Ramp Wireless for Smart Grid as a Service component

| August 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Science Applications International Corporation, or SAIC, has signed up as a value-added reseller of On-Ramp Wireless’s Ultra-Link Processing wireless systems in North America and the UK. As SAIC deploys Smart Grid as a Service (SGS) for utility customers, this agreement will enable the companies to offer complete system solutions to address all aspects of the […]

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Duke Energy’s grid network strategy – cellular

| August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

One of the biggest decisions for utility companies when it comes to implementing smart grids is their choice of communications technology to connect their grid and the smart meters of customers. For one of the forerunners of smart grids, Duke Energy, the decision is to go with wireless carriers and owners of existing fibre infrastructure, […]

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AT&T teams up with Digi for smart grid applications

| August 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

AT&T, whose network already connects some 13 million smart electric metres on its wireless network, has teamed up with grid application developer, Digi, to enable more advanced applications on smart grids. According to AT&T, it is now working with Digi to jointly offer Digi X-Grid Solutions, a suite of products and services designed to connect […]

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SAP to speed up smart grid data processing

| August 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Software-giant, SAP, is preparing to launch a new smart meter data management solution called, SAP Smart Meter Analytics. According to a report by greentechgrid, the solution will use the company’s in-memory computing technology to process in real-time data coming in from meters, SCADA and other sources. The benefit to the solution is its ability to […]

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Cisco exits home energy device market, still in smart grids

| August 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cisco Systems will transition its focus from energy management devices to using the network as the platform for supporting smart grid applications. In a blog post, Laura Ipsen, the general manager of the company’s smart grid business says that “for energy management in the home, we will transition our focus from creating premise energy management […]

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Alcatel-Lucent to work with China’s SGIT on smart grid

| August 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Alcatel-Lucent is collaborating with China’s State Grid Information & Telecommunications Company on the development of smart grid applications and capabilities to track the energy consumption information on the power grid. The two companies will do this by increasing the intelligence in utilities’ power distribution systems, or ‘smart grids’, which allow the continuous measurement, monitoring, control […]

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Smart grid could address power wastage for NYC

| July 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Up to 22% of the energy generated by utilities in the New York City area are lost during certain peak times, a situation that can be addressed through the deployment of smart grids, says researchers. According to Stephanie Hamilton, manager of BNL’s Smart Grid Research and Development program at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on New […]

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China’s smart meter market potential – 330m meters, $7.7bn

| July 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Like every other market segment, China has the potential to become the biggest smart meter market in the world. According to a report in the China Daily, the State Grid Corp of China now has an addressable market of 300 million potential smart meter users, worth some 50 billion yuan, or roughly US$7.7 billion. In […]

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