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Berg Insight says 70 percent of Europe’s electricity customers will have smart meters by 2022

Berg Insight says 70 percent of Europe’s electricity customers will have smart meters by 2022

According to a new report from the research firm Berg Insight, 70 percent of electricity customers in Europe will have smart meters by 2022. At the end of 2014, there were 67.9 million smart electricity meters in the EU28+2 area, corresponding to a penetration rate of 24 percent. By 2022, the installed base is projected to reach 199.7 million units. The vast majority of Europe’s smart electricity meters are today deployed in Italy, Spain and the Nordic countries. Over the coming 6–8 years, nationwide rollouts are planned in a number of [...]

Berg Insight says 40 percent of Europe’s gas customers will have smart meters by 2020

Berg Insight says 40 percent of Europe’s gas customers will have smart meters by 2020

According to a new report from the research firm Berg Insight, 40 percent of all gas customers in Europe will have smart gas meters by 2020. At the end of 2014, there were 2.5 million smart gas meters in the EU28+2 area, corresponding to a penetration rate of around 2 percent. By 2020, the installed base is projected to reach 49.0 million units. The increase will mainly be driven by nationwide rollouts in France, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK. In early 2015, the Netherlands will become the first European country to reach 1 million units [...]

Global Electricity Metering Market $26.8 Billion Per Year By 2024

Global Electricity Metering Market $26.8 Billion Per Year By 2024

The 1.8 billion unit global electricity metering market is undergoing a shift from legacy to smart metering technologies. Higher value smart meters will boost the global market from its current $9bn annual size to $26.8bn per year by 2024, according to a new dataset published today by Northeast Group, LLC. According to Ben Gardner, president of Northeast Group: "Smart meters – or advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) – will create a higher value market over the next decade. These two-way communicating meters make up a key segment of [...]

u-blox LISA-C210 CDMA450 module targets smart metering and smart grid applications

u-blox LISA-C210 CDMA450 module targets smart metering and smart grid applications

Compact 450 MHz cellular M2M module delivers superior coverage and building penetration. Swiss-based u‑blox, a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and integrated circuits, announces the LISA-C210 CDMA450 1xRTT voice/data module. It is ideally suited to M2M applications, and in particular Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) and smart power grid applications. Approval is in progress with selected mobile network operators in the Netherlands. The 450 MHz band provides very efficient RF propagation, superior coverage and structure [...]

Sierra Wireless Receives Top Recognition from Fierce Innovation Awards for Leadership in Smart Grid Communications

Sierra Wireless Receives Top Recognition from Fierce Innovation Awards for Leadership in Smart Grid Communications

Sierra Wireless today announced that it has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition, a unique industry awards program powered by the publishers of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid. Sierra Wireless received top honors in the “Smart Grid Communications” category. Judges* evaluated submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, ability to integrate into existing network environments, and end-user customer experience. Sierra Wireless was recognized for its [...]

Itron Selected for Linky Smart Grid Program in France

Itron Selected for Linky Smart Grid Program in France

France’s electric utility to utilize Itron as main supplier for first phase of smart grid deployment. Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it has been selected by ERDF (Électricité Réseau Distribution France), electricity distribution network operator in France and distribution subsidiary of the Electricité de France Group (EDF), for its Linky smart grid program. Itron will be a major supplier of Linky smart meters for the first phase of the program. The Linky project aims to improve the distribution of electricity in France [...]

Kapsch to Offer CDMA & LTE Wireless Networks to Utilities in Cooperation with Star Solutions in Europe

Kapsch to Offer CDMA & LTE Wireless Networks to Utilities in Cooperation with Star Solutions in Europe

Smart Metering and Smart Grid Control for Utilities. Kapsch CarrierCom has many years of experience in engineering, deploying, and operating telecommunications networks for railways and public operators. The company is now addressing a new customer segment, offering wireless networks to European energy suppliers based on its cooperation with the Canadian company Star Solutions. Star Solutions is one of the leading manufacturers of IP-based wireless networks. The CDMA and LTE technologies offered by Star Solutions are particularly well-suited [...]

Landis+Gyr and Ericsson join forces for smart meter reading in Finland

Landis+Gyr and Ericsson join forces for smart meter reading in Finland

Landis+Gyr, the global leader in energy management solutions for utilities, has chosen Ericsson to provide smart meter reading and related field operations as a service for Landis+Gyr's utility customers in Finland. For Ericsson, this is a breakthrough deal in the Finnish energy sector that underlines the company's commitment to using ICT to meet the needs of the utilities industry. To date, Landis+Gyr has delivered more than one million smart meters to multiple Finnish energy companies - the equivalent of delivering a smart meter to [...]

Utilities – from risky business to smart, successful connectivity

Utilities – from risky business to smart, successful connectivity

Guest post by Angus Panton, Director of Power and Communications at software quality specialist, SQS Group Ltd. Utilities are driving much of the action in consumer M2M – but it’s a disruptive technology for suppliers and needs careful quality control. Players in the world of M2M communications are focusing on one of the fastest growing application sectors: energy and utilities. Consumer-based equipment such as smart meters and internet-controlled heating controls will be rolled out to possibly hundreds of millions of homes to help save [...]

Telefónica selected by CGI to support initial Smart Meter rollouts

Telefónica selected by CGI to support initial Smart Meter rollouts

Telefónica is joining CGI’s Smart Data Service, offering greater choice for connectivity provision to energy firms that are rolling out smart meters, during the Foundation Phase. To date over 600,000 smart meters have been deployed by the UK’s energy companies and CGI is supporting seven of the eight energy firms that have undertaken initial roll-outs. Under the terms of the agreement CGI will integrate Telefónica's communication network with its Smart Data Service meaning it will be able to offer its energy company customers [...]

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