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Australian businesses save 169m+ litres in smart water meter joint venture

Smart Energy International

A smart water meter joint venture initiative by Midcoast Council has seen up to 40 large water users install smart water meters across their properties to monitor water usage. These smart meters are hoped to mitigate the resulting effects of such disasters by preventing water waste where possible.

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Rule drafted to accelerate smart meter rollout in Australia

Smart Energy International

The Australia Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has issued a draft rule to start accelerating the deployment of smart meters from July 2024. The draft rule follows the March decision of the Commission to fast-track the process, to achieve a full rollout of smart meters across the country’s national electricity market by 2030.

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Australian VPP project to access 2m smart meters for load control

Smart Energy International

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced funding for Intellihub in a virtual power plant (VPP) project to leverage a network of 2 million smart meters and interface with over 140,000 customer energy resources for optimised load control. On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA has announced AU$9.75

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Australia’s Endeavour Energy to upgrade smart meters with sandbox waiver

Smart Energy International

New South Wales utility Endeavour Energy has been granted a sandbox trial waiver to upgrade 5,600 smart meters. The proposal is to upgrade around 5,600 smart meters in parts of greater western Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Southern Highlands and the Illawarra region of New South Wales.

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Plan to accelerate smart meters deployments in Australia

Smart Energy International

The Australian Energy Market (AEMC) has decided to fast track a proposed rule change to accelerate the deployment of smart meters. Australian network reforms prioritise consumer energy assets Will there be one winner in the global industrial race? Have you read?

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Australia’s AEMC recommends new obligations for 2030 smart meter rollout

Smart Energy International

All Australian energy customers would receive a smart meter by 2030, along with better information, protections and data in a new suite of rollout reforms proposed by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC).

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First carbon neutral apartment building coming on blockchain

Smart Energy International

Australian blockchain pioneer Powerledger’s Montreal Commons project is set to be one of the world’s first carbon neutral apartment buildings. During times of peak demand they can then buy back electricity from the on-site battery at an agreed price. Sign up to our newsletter and stay informed.