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

Fri, 10/28/2016 - 21:05

Local Memphis’Smart’ meters for water, power launchedThe 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 Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K), Technopark, …Smart Meter Talk Continues To Generate Memphis City Council HeatLocal Memphisall 2 news articles » Source: News…

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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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Smart Meter Deployment Expected To Reach 70 Million By End Of … – CleanTechnica

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 11:18

CleanTechnicaSmart Meter Deployment Expected To Reach 70 Million By End Of …CleanTechnicaThe deployment of smart meters in the United States has increased substantially over the last few years, with more than half the country now boasting two-way …Global demand for Smart meters is expected to reach 165 million …Digital JournalGlobal Smart Water Meter Market (Size of…

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ScottishPower to install more than five million smart meters – The Courier

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 19:04

The CourierScottishPower to install more than five million smart metersThe CourierScottishPower has awarded contracts worth £341 million this year for the roll-out of smart meters to its UK customers. More than five million of the next generation devices to measure electricity and gas usage will be deployed by 2020, replacing …ScottishPower pushes button on millions…

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Wed, 10/26/2016 - 19:04

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US Smart Meter Deployments to Hit 70M in 2016, 90M in 2020 – Greentech Media

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 16:25

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Wed, 10/26/2016 - 16:25

Greentech MediaUS Smart Meter Deployments to Hit 70M in 2016, 90M in 2020 …Greentech MediaMore than half the country now has two-way digital electric meters. What are utilities doing with them?and more » Source: News Bot US Smart Meter Deployments to Hit 70M in 2016, 90M in 2020 … – Greentech Media

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