Metering Billing

News, projects and technology developments in meter technology, utility deployment plans and the use of advanced metering infrastructure to improve customer service and experience, demand response strategies and effective billing practices. This will include the use of smart meters and the impact of behind-the-meter solutions.

Tariff structures: PV or not PV, that is the question

With rapidly falling costs of solar, wind and batteries, it goes without saying that the energy market is changing faster than ever before.

Feature: Why smooth integration of DER is key for decarbonization

The decarbonization of the energy sector was once a distant aspiration. However, recent developments in the power industry have set us on course towards decarbonization before the mid-century, and this aspiration is now considered a reasonable (albeit ambitious) goal.

Denmark completes rollout of IoT network

In Denmark, telecommunications firm Teracom in partnership with IoT infrastructure firm Loriot have completed the rollout of a nationwide IoT LoRaWAN network.  

UK Italian embassy gets 100 per cent renewable electricity

All Italian embassy sites in the UK are to be supplied with 100 per cent renewable energy from Green Network Energy UK.

SSE scraps merger with npower

Energy firm SSE has scrapped plans to merge with fellow UK utility npower.

Op-ed: POWER-GEN at 30 strives for Simply Irresistible

How does one describe the pace of change within the electric power generation mix now from three short decades ago?

National Audit Office slams UK smart meter rollout

The UK government’s smart meter programme has been derailed by rising costs and slipped timescales, according to a damning report by the National Audit Office.

Google expands voice-enabled energy services

US utility Xcel Energy is working with Google to deliver tools customers can use to improve their energy efficiency and reduce bills.

Competition authority clears SSE and npower merger

Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority has given the green light for a proposed merger between two of the UK’s ‘Big Six’ energy...

Smart meters: Data spy or key energy device

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has handed down a landmark ruling, stating that data collected by smart meters is protected by the Fourth Amendment.

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