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Sharing the load: Tariff to lower bills for businesses with their own green power

Envirotec Magazine

Energy tech firm Octopus Energy has launched a new tariff to help businesses with renewable generation to share the green power they generate on one site with the rest of their sites – and lower bills as a result. Octopus estimates it could save businesses like these up to 25% off their annual electricity bills*.

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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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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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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 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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Australia’s Telstra Energy signs 10-year smart meter deal with Intellihub

Smart Energy International

Australian utility Telstra Energy has signed a 10-year deal with Intellihub for the provision of smart metering services. The utility will install Intellihub’s Intelli-M smart meters and Intelli-ConX communications bridge for data telemetry and connectivity as part of the deal.

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FERC Might Rewrite Solar Net Metering. Here’s What That Could Mean

GreenTechMedia

A recent petition to FERC could trigger nationwide changes to solar net-metering. On April 14, the New England Ratepayers Association (NERA) petitioned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to assert jurisdiction over any on-site, behind-the-meter generation that injects energy onto the grid.