smart meters

Smart energy needs smarter regulation by Ronnie Belmans

Many persons in the industry feel the regulation is braking the deployment of new technologies in such a way that the energy transition is slowed down seriously. The sense one gets when talking to colleagues in the sector is that energy policy and regulation is simply far too slow to […]

The North American Smart Meter Market has Plateaued

Utility smart meter projects, providing data on global smart grid and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) deployments, analysis of related technologies, timeframes, and vendor selections, including a vendor selection share analysis for North America. US Department of Energy’s Smart Grid Investment Grant Program contributed to an influx of smart meter installations […]

UK energy policy-now officially RUDDerless

The British smart metering specification grew out of a British Gas specification, published in 2010, which owed more to the potential for customer acquisition than any advantage it gave to personal energy efficiency or grid management. With mis-selling contracts on the doorstep being the industry’s main route to customer acquisition, […]