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In-Home Display Connectivity

Optimizing conservation benefits through AMI BY MELODY TOMKOW, Aztech Associates The conservation benefits of ‘real-time’ electricity consumption information provided by home energy monitors, also known as...

Neighborhood Area Networks

Standardizing communication to achieve plug-and-play interoperability BY RYAN MALEY, ZigBee Alliance All over the world, there is increasing demand for standardizing communication in the Smart Grid....

Advanced Energy Meters & Power Quality

Addressing concerns from the utility and end user’s perspective BY DAVID BOVANKOVICH, E-Mon The increasing sophistication of commercial and industrial devices and equipment continues to drive...

Advancements in Electricity Metering

Taking metering technologies to the next level BY BRIAN SEAL, Electric Power Research Institute Between 2004 and 2009, the production of traditional electromechanical electricity meters in...

Smart Meters for Outage Management

Reviewing the benefits and addressing the obstacles BY RON CLANTON & MARK HOLLIDAY, KPMG LLP The outage management process has undergone remarkable changes over the last...

Fire Safety & Smart Meters

New study shows metering devices are electrically safe BY LEN GARIS, Fire Chief of the City of Surrey A new study by a Canadian university may...

Designing Successful AMI Implementations with Data Analytics

How to design successful AMI implementations with data analytics BY KEVIN CORNISH & ROB YOUNG, Black & Veatch Electric utilities embarked on their smart meter programs...

Smart Meters & Transactive Energy

Smart meters and transactive energy: Examining the benefits and addressing the concerns BY JOHN CASKEY, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Smart meters are beneficial to consumers...

Smart Grid Metering Controversies

Persuading skeptical consumers by answering the question: 'what’s in it for me?’ BY TIM WOLF, Itron The history of smart grid metering technology is replete...

AMI Enterprise Integration

Setting the foundation for Smart Grid enterprise enhancements BY SCOTT STEIN, Utility Integration Solutions, Inc. Integration of the advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) host system and meter...