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Local Smart Meter Installations
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Lead Organization:
Thunder Bay Hydro
HQ Location:
Ontario, Canada
Project Contact Information:

34 Cumberland Street North Thunder Bay,
ON, P7A 4L4
Canada

International Project Category :
Advanced Metering Infrastructure 
 
Project URL:
http://www.tbhydro.on.ca/News/2009/090714-Smart-Meter-Contract.pdf 
Project Summary:

This project by Thunder Bay Hydro, Ontario, Canada is a $10 million dollar exercise to install 49,000 meters to support electricity conservation and peak shifting. By 2010, every home and small business in Ontario is expected to have a Smart Meter [1].
According to [1], functionalities aimed for by the project include 2 Way Communications, Remote Connection/Disconnection, Tamper/Diagnostic Alerts. Also, the following technologies are being used:
-Elster Energy Axis 900MHz spread spectrum frequency hopping
-TBayTel private wireless 1xrtt
-Accenture operational data store solution

References:

[1] Thunder Bay Hydro. URL: http://www.tbhydro.on.ca/News/2009/090714-Smart-Meter-Contract.pdf
[2] Ontario Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure. URL: http://www.mei.gov.on.ca/en/energy/conservation/smartmeters/