EnergyAustralia has been building a Smart Grid program since 2006 which includes the following activities:
-Building a new communications platform
-Installing smart monitoring devices to collect data
-Establishing back-end IT and business systems
-Rolling out smart meters and time-based pricing
-Building Australia’s First Smart Village and Smart Home with a 1000 household trial in Newington
-Building a 4G wireless telecommunication network
-Rolling out smart sensors and analytical tools on the high voltage electricity network.