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  1. Smart meters : Itron selected by Duquesne Light for smart metering technology and services

    Liberty Lake, Wash. – Energy meters: Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced that Duquesne Light has signed a contract with Itron for the deployment of Itron’s smart metering solution across the utility’s entire service territory. The contract signing follows approval from Duquesne Light’s Board of Directors and Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PAPUC). As a part of Duquesne Light’s smart meter program, Itron will replace the utility’s existing 625,000 electricity meters with Itron smart meters, implement sophisticated back-office data collection software, supply critical network communications infrastructure, and provide comprehensive professional services. Itron smart meters will be installed on homes and businesses to meet the requirements outlined in ACT 129 passed by the PA legislature in 2008. “We rigorously evaluated smart grid vendors and their solutions, and Itron’s solution proved to be highly flexible and offered the most robust capabilities. We are confident Itron’s feature-rich and reliable technology will put us in the best position to meet our business objectives as well as the requirements of Act 129 and the PAPUC Smart Meter Implementation Order,” said Dave Wolfe, Director of Technology, Duquesne Light Company. To ensure the success of the project and the realization of the long-term goals of their program, Itron will be involved with all aspects of the full deployment, including consulting, meter exchange, project management, training and support. “We’re proud to work in partnership with Duquesne Light as their smart metering program evolves into a full-scale deployment,” said Mark de Vere White, president of Itron’s electricity business line. “We look forward to delivering the technology and services that will help Duquesne Light manage resources and provide reliable service to its customers.” About Itron Itron is a global technology company. We build solutions that help utilities measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Our broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement and control technology; communications systems; software; and professional services. With thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 utilities in more than 100 countries, Itron empowers utilities to responsibly and efficiently manage energy and water resources. For more information about Itron or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

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    Tue, 20 Aug 2013

  2. Smart meters : New report highlights customer benefits from smart meter growth

    Energy management: The Institute for Electric Innovation’s (IEI’s) new report, “Electric Company Smart Meter Deployments: Foundation for a Smart Grid,” examines how electric companies are using smart meter data to improve energy grid operations and increase benefits to customers.

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    Fri, 28 Oct 2016

  3. Engineering experts deliver warning on smart meter design

    Analysis from engineering experts suggests significant damage could be caused to the UK’s power infrastructure unless more steps are taken to improve security around smart metering .

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    Mon, 26 Sep 2016

  4. Deal signed for Scotland smart meter rollout

    Engineering solutions company Actavo has signed a five-year partnership with ScottishPower to help deliver the roll out of smart meters in Scotland.

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    Wed, 2 Nov 2016

  1. GE helps UK utilities meet smart metering requirements

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    Tue, 4 Nov 2014

  2. Smart meters : Smart electric meter growth expected to reach 53 percent by end of 2025

    Energy meters: The global penetration of smart meters is expected to reach approximately 53 percent by the end of 2025, according to Navigant Research.

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    Thu, 29 Sep 2016

  3. Smart meters : Itron Unveils New 4G LTE Smart Meter Solution

    Energy meter: New solution takes advantage of Verizon’s 4G LTE network to enable high-speed, high-performance smart grid applications that deliver broad territory coverage, low latency.

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    Wed, 4 Feb 2015

  4. China to deploy 280 million smart meters by 2016

    China is on track to install 280 smart meters by 2016, driving the worldwide rollout of smart metering while deployment in the US wanes, finds new research from the market analysis firm In-Stat.

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    Fri, 16 Sep 2011

  5. Smart meter giant subject to $2.3bn takeover

    Melrose, the manufacturing investment specialist is set to launch a $2.3bn take over of smart metering company Elster , which is set to become a major player in the UK government's smart meter roll out.

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    Fri, 29 Jun 2012

  6. UK invests $7.4bn in smart meter network

    UKs government has announced contracts worth 4.6bn ($7.4bn) to build a new wide-area network across the UK to support smart metering , in compliance with European Union (EU) rules for smart meters to be used across the UK by 2020.

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    Thu, 1 Sep 2011

  7. Echelon surpasses 300,000 smart meters with Russian smart metering pilot

    Echelon value added reseller Engineering Center ENERGOAUDITKONTROL won a contract for networking 10,000 homes in a pilot project that is being monitored by the Russian government as a potential model for the country

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    Tue, 29 Mar 2011

  8. Powel, Ness smart complete Europe’s largest smart metering test

    Unique Powel and Ness smart grid technology sets a new industry performance standard for overall process management in Europe’s largest smart metering test.

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    Tue, 25 Jun 2013

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