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Smart metering and demand response continue to increase in US

Smart Energy International

FERC’s annual smart metering and demand response assessment highlights annual increases averaging around 8 million new smart meters. The assessment, compiled as a statutory requirement annually, quotes 2021 smart meter data as the latest, with numbers of 111.2 million metering endpoints in the US. Have you read?

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Smart meters for prepayment customers lagging in Britain

Smart Energy International

The smart meter rollout for traditional prepayment customers is progressing more slowly than for standard credit customers, Ofgem believes. The letter notes that while the percentage of premises with a smart meter in Great Britain is approximately 60%, this is not the case for prepayment premises. Have you read?

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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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Smart metering progresses in Europe but 11 countries have barely started

Smart Energy International

Thirteen of the 27 EU countries have now reported completing their smart metering rollouts with penetration greater than 80% but eleven are lagging far behind. Their non-availability is a key barrier to consumers receiving regular and accurate metering data in a timely manner. Have you read?

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2024 Energy predictions: Rapid transformation, personalised AI propositions and a smart meter boom

Smart Energy International

2023 was a big year in energy – wholesale prices fell from their record highs, renewable energy generation has continued to grow at pace, and AI has been the word on everyone’s lips. However, incumbent retailers can’t just bolt on these innovative offerings anymore. Have you read?

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How today’s technology can support the energy system of tomorrow

Smart Energy International

As energy policy and politics shift globally, business flexibility will be a necessity for the success of the energy transition. Well, not quite, because anyone who has even briefly scanned the news over the last few months will have noted the shift in the political mood music around energy policy across the world.

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Edison Electric Institute Declines to Support Petition Seeking Federal Overturn of Net Metering

GreenTechMedia

The Edison Electric Institute has battled against solar net-metering policies for years. But on Thursday the primary industry group for U.S. investor-owned utilities confirmed that it is staying neutral on a controversial petition asking federal regulators to declare net metering illegal.