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Tasmania reaches 70% smart meter milestone

Smart Energy International

Tasmania’s energy minister Nick Duigan has reported that 70% of residential and business customers now have a smart meter. The cheapest kilowatt of energy is the one you don’t use,” said Aurora Energy CEO Nigel Clark. Minister Duigan said the uptake of aurora+ and the rollout of smart meters has been very pleasing.

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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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Victoria’s South East Water reaches 100,000 smart meter milestone

Smart Energy International

Victoria, Australia water utility South East Water has reported surpassing its 100,000 smart meter milestone with significant benefits already recorded. In many cases, the meters detected small leaks weeks or months before they came to the surface, saving more than 1.25 million (US$3.4 million) on water bills. million (US$3.4

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Mercedes-Benz launches electric bus chassis for Brazilian market

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a new electric bus chassis developed for the Brazilian market. The eO500U chassis will be launched in 2022 for Brazil and Latin America, and will also be commercialized in Europe and Oceania. meters long. meters long. It can deliver a range of up to 250 km (155 miles).

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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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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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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.