Metering.com - A Week in Smart Metering

The smart metering industry can expect some exciting trends in 2015, says Metering.com.
Published: Wed 14 Jan 2015

The new smart metering year has got off to a brisk start withKamstrup unveiling a shiny new logo and Landis+Gyr notching up its first deal - a meter data management system sold to Denmark’s DONG Energy.

And all within the first working week.

But what else should we expect in 2015?

Smart meter failures will continue to dominate the industry’s thoughts as recall programs and fire and safety investigations in North America continue into the New Year.

The UK’s smart meter rollout will be a good story. Although meters won’t start transmitting usage data until late 2016, the customer engagement machine is in full swing and it will be interesting to see what lessons can be learnt from the GB experience.

One of our readers - Anil Wagh - suggests that cyber security will continue to be an important issue.

Another - Warren Beacoms of Intellimeter Canada - says “2015 will bring of the age of smart grid providing meters at the street on the poles or next to the supply transformers”.

But whatever happens, one thing is sure - there’s never been a more exciting time for the smart metering industry.

Bring on 2015.

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