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Deal signed for Scotland smart meter rollout – Power Engineering International

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 06:37

Power Engineering InternationalDeal signed for Scotland smart meter rolloutPower Engineering International“This contract award to Actavo is a significant moment for ScottishPower in the delivery of smart meters for millions of people across the UK. There is a significant challenge to support climate change targets and we are determined to offer all our … Source: News…

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Deal signed for Scotland smart meter rollout – Power Engineering International

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 06:37

Power Engineering InternationalDeal signed for Scotland smart meter rolloutPower Engineering International“This contract award to Actavo is a significant moment for ScottishPower in the delivery of smart meters for millions of people across the UK. There is a significant challenge to support climate change targets and we are determined to offer all our … Source: News…

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LG&E rate hike to cover updates, smart meters – The Courier-Journal

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 16:34

The Courier-JournalLG&E rate hike to cover updates, smart metersThe Courier-JournalCustomers of LG&E and Kentucky Utilities would finally get advanced electric meters – sometimes called smart meters – at their homes and businesses under a proposal on Tuesday that includes a substantial rate increase. It’s part of LG&E and KU Energy’s …and more » Source: News Bot LG&E…

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Smart meters will lead to more disconnections in SA, social advocates warn – ABC Online

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 15:47

ABC OnlineSmart meters will lead to more disconnections in SA, social advocates warnABC OnlineSmart meters will lead to more electricity disconnections in South Australia if they are rolled out without consumer protection, social advocates have warned. Smart meters, or what the SA Government calls advanced digital meters, can record electricity … Source: News Bot Smart…

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Tower of Babel: Making Sure Smart Meters Speak the Same Language – AltEnergyMag (press release)

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 11:13

Tower of Babel: Making Sure Smart Meters Speak the Same LanguageAltEnergyMag (press release)Connected devices are ushering in a new age. In the electric power sector, the smart meter is the building block for realizing the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). More than 50 million smart meters have been installed in homes across the…

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Smart Meter rollout delayed again. Cost us £11bn, eh? • The Register – The Register

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 08:51

The RegisterSmart Meter rollout delayed again. Cost us £11bn, eh? • The RegisterThe RegisterThe IT system that was to underpin Blighty’s smart meter rollout remains unfinished as another yet another deadline whooshes by. The last time it missed a smart …Communities in the countryside benefit from smart meters | Leek …Leek Post & TimesEnergy Live News…

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Smart Meter rollout delayed again. Cost us £11bn, eh? – The Register

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 08:51

The RegisterSmart Meter rollout delayed again. Cost us £11bn, eh?The RegisterThe IT system that was to underpin the smart meter rollout remains unfinished as another yet another deadline whooshes by. The last time it missed a smart meter deadline, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) promised that …Communities in the countryside benefit…

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E.ON works with DWP to take on 500 smart meter techies – Recruiter

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 08:10

E.ON works with DWP to take on 500 smart meter techiesRecruiterEnergy firm E.ON is to recruit and train up to 500 new smart meter technicians during 2017, working with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to fill a number of these roles. E.ON and DWP will use the Smart Sector Based Work Academy to…

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Survey: Business leaders throw weight behind smart grid rollout – Business Green

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 20:13

Business GreenSurvey: Business leaders throw weight behind smart grid rolloutBusiness GreenA new ComRes survey of more than 500 business executives at British firms, released today by Smart Energy GB, the government body in charge of the smart meter rollout, found 83 per cent of business leaders believe Britain’s energy system is in need of … …

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Smart meter battle leaves Hatzic woman with no power – Mission City Record

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 18:21

Smart meter battle leaves Hatzic woman with no powerMission City RecordA desire to keep a 74-year-old “beautiful” BC Hydro meter and an unwillingness to accept a new unit has left Ewa Gryz without power for a week. Gryz said BC Hydro shut off power to her Hatzic home on Oct. 25 over her refusal to…

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“It's a win-win.” Could new smart meters save you money on your energy bill? – WTHITV.com

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 15:24

WTHITV.com“It’s a win-win.” Could new smart meters save you money on your energy bill?WTHITV.comUpgraded, smart meters will eliminate the need for meter readers. “The things that will benefit the customer? Faster service. No longer will we have to send someone out there for a disconnect or a reconnect,” said Burger. The question on everyone’s …and…

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Smart meter wireless chip has worldwide RF compatibility – Electronics EETimes (registration)

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 04:10

Electronics EETimes (registration)Smart meter wireless chip has worldwide RF compatibilityElectronics EETimes (registration)Rohm Group company Lapis Semiconductor has announced a sub-GHz wireless communication LSI optimized for applications requiring low power consumption over relatively long distances, such as smart-agriculture, gas/fire alarms, smart meters, and … Source: News Bot Smart meter wireless chip has worldwide RF compatibility – Electronics…

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Thousands of energy sector jobs being ignored – The HR Director Magazine

Sat, 10/29/2016 - 21:01

Thousands of energy sector jobs being ignoredThe HR Director MagazineUnder a government initiative to ensure the UK becomes more energy efficient, around 53 million smart meters, which monitor both gas and electricity usage, are to be fitted in over 30 million homes and businesses in the UK by 2020. The project needs … Source: News Bot …

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'Smart' meters for water, power launched – The Hindu – The Hindu

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 21:05

Local Memphis’Smart’ meters for water, power launched – The HinduThe HinduSmart water and electricity meters, the first cloud-based, consumer-level Internet of Things (IoT) products in India, were launched here under the aegis of the …Smart Meter Talk Continues To Generate Memphis City Council HeatLocal Memphisall 2 news articles » Source: News Bot ‘Smart’ meters for water, power…

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Fri, 10/28/2016 - 21:05

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Smart Meter Talk Continues To Generate Memphis City Council Heat – Local Memphis

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 19:59

Local MemphisSmart Meter Talk Continues To Generate Memphis City Council HeatLocal MemphisThe MLGW Smart Meter issue continues to generate more heat than a coal fired energy plant. As Local 24 Watchdog Mike Matthews tells us, the Memphis City Council wants to talk about everything… AGAIN. Memphis Light Gas and Water’s plan on putting …and more » Source:…

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Viewers respond to smart meter investigation – KWCH

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 19:47

KWCHViewers respond to smart meter investigationKWCHBruggeman said the company told him the only thing that changed was a new smart meter. After looking at a chart, Bruggeman said Westar didn’t have an answer. “They couldn’t figure it out so they agreed to give me exactly $100 off of the bill, which was … Source: News…

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Duke Energy plans to install “smart meters” in all homes – WSPA.com

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 17:05

WSPA.comDuke Energy plans to install “smart meters” in all homesWSPA.comSPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Duke Energy has begun switching out every homeowner’s digital meter with what they call a “smart meter.” But the process is raising concerns among homeowners who want to know if there are costs to both your wallet and … Source: News Bot Duke…

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FF12: $400 bill makes woman question new “smart meter" – KWCH

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 22:56

KWCHFF12: $400 bill makes woman question new “smart meter”KWCHShe lives alone and makes less than $1,000 a month. That’s why she was shocked to see her July bill from Westar that showed she owed $410 for using 142 percent more electricity than the same month in 2015. “No way. It takes half of my Social…

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How 'really smart' might be undermining smart – Business Green

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 19:39

Business GreenHow ‘really smart’ might be undermining smartBusiness GreenPretty much everyone in the country is plugged into mains electricity, even in the remotest corners where GPS signals are difficult, and where smart meters face great difficulty in installation and connection. The details of how people might connect up … Source: News Bot How ‘really smart’…

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