AMIHO Technology and LAPIS Semiconductor launch compact Wireless M-Bus radio module at European Utility Week

AMIHO Technology and LAPIS semiconductor, a ROHM Group company, has announced the launch of the compact AM060 radio module aimed at connecting Smart Meters and other devices needing to communicate to a local hub or gateway.

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Kamstrup delivers 100,000 smart electricity meters to Norwegian alliance

AMS Nord, an alliance of six power utilities in Troms and Finnmark, has chosen Kamstrup as the supplier of 100,000 smart electricity meters. Installation of the meters will begin in 2016 continue for two years.

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European Forum on Smart Metering & Data Management for Utilities Industry

Event date: September 30 – October 2 2015 Berlin, Germany European Forum on Smart Metering & Data Management for Utilities Industry is an excellent event, gathering leading market players and creating a flexible and dynamic platform for most relevant experts to exchange their ideas and to network in a business friendly environment.

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

Landis+Gyr, 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.

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Landis+Gyr wins smart meter contract in Poland with RWE

Zug, Switzerland, July 22, 2014 – Swiss smart grid company Landis+Gyr has won a contract to provide smart meters in Poland for energy utility RWE for use inside residential buildings in the capital city of Warsaw.  RWE, based in Essen, Germany, is working to meet regulatory targets for smart meter installation and says the Landis+Gyr system

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Iskraemeco and EnVerv announce partnership for next generation multi-standard smart meters

Kranj, Slovenia and San Jose, California, USA (Business Wire) June 17, 2014 – Iskraemeco and EnVerv have announced their partnership for the development of next generation multi-standard residential, commercial and industrial smart meters where EnVerv’s EV8000 Power-Line Communications (PLC) modem System-on-Chip (SoC) serves as the multi-protocol, multi-band communications engine supporting legacy G1 S-FSK and the new

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Silicon Labs eases smart meter design with Wireless M-Bus software

Austin, Texas, USA – Silicon Labs, a developer of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, has introduced a software solution designed to simplify the development of wirelessly connected smart meters for electricity, gas, water and heat resources based on the proven Wireless M-Bus standard.

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Superior energy-measurement accuracy achievable with highly integrated single-phase metering SoC

Munich, Germany – Using the ZON™ M3 (MAX71315) single-phase electricity meter SoC (system on a chip) from Maxim Integrated Products Inc., engineers now have a highly accurate, low-cost design system for e-meters and solid-state meters.

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Kamstrup announces record sales of meters and meter solutions during 2013

Skanderborg, Denmark – Kamstrup, the Danish manufacturer of meters and meter solutions, has announced its 2013 results, which headline 3% growth and record sales of €173 million, with earnings after tax of €20 million.

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Maingate and NTE co-operate on pilot project to gauge customer reactions to floating energy prices

Stockholm, Sweden, March 26, 2014 – Maingate and Norwegian NTE are collaborating on a pilot project to ascertain how clients relate to floating energy prices in real time.

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Cellular communications nodes for smart grids to surpass US$348 million in annual revenue by 2020

Boulder, Colorado, USA, March 20, 2014 (Business Wire) –  According to a recent report from Navigant Research, worldwide revenue from public cellular communications nodes for smart grid applications will grow from US$75.4 million annually in 2013 to US$348.3 million in 2018.

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Low power consumption focus as UC15 UMTS / HSDPA module is launched by China’s Quectel

Shanghai,China — Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global supplier of GSM/GPRS, UMTS/HSPA/LTE and GNSS modules, solutions and services, has announced its UC15 module, the latest UMTS/HSDPA module featuring a maximum data rate of 3.6Mbps downlink and 384Kbps uplink in the LCC castellation packaging.

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Green Energy Options’ technology helps Siemens scoop prestigious award for innovation

Cambridge, UK, March 10, 2014 – Green Energy Options (geo) is proud to announce that development partner Siemens has been awarded Smart Metering Technology of the Year at the recent European Smart Metering Awards for its pioneering solution to deploy smart meters in multi-dwelling units (MDUs).

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Number of electric smart meters installed globally expected to reach 800 million by 2020

London, UK – A report commissioned by Telefónica Digital, in partnership with Navigant Research, has revealed that while smart meters are here to stay, uptake globally is at vastly varying stages. Utilities and technology providers alike must prepare for a market plateau which is expected to occur after 2018.

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Kamstrup supplies smart meters to support the green transformation in Denmark

Skanderborg, Denmark – The Danish utility company Nord Energy has chosen Kamstrup as its supplier of 62,000 electricity smart meters. The deal means that all households in the supply area will be connected to the smart grid before the end of 2015.

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New smart meter roll-out fortifies Denmark’s lead position in smart grid

Skanderborg, Denmark, January 13, 2014 – A consortium of eight Danish utilities, the MV Group, has commissioned Kamstrup to deliver 153,000 smart meters over a three-year period.

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