Smart appliance market to reach nearly $35 billion annually by 2020, forecasts Pike Research

According to a recent report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, the annual value of the smart appliance market will grow from $613 million in 2012 to $34.9 billion in 2020

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Junifer empowers end-customers with consumption web or mobile API

Junifer Systems, a provider of back office billing products for the utility industry, is launching a web/mobile API that allows end-customers to view their energy consumption data on their supplier’s web site.

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Sensus look to discover the 41% of water currently 'lost' across Ireland's network

Sensus, a communications provider for the utilities industry, reports that it has successfully delivered 100 percent connectivity to smart water meters located underground

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Need for Utilities to meet consumer expectations with energy saving programmes

Pike Research’s just published Smart Grid Consumer Survey indicates that U.S. consumers have fairly realistic – or perhaps optimistic – expectations when it comes to saving money on their electric bills

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Mitsumi and Greenvity partner to develop and manufacture 'robust' energy management systems

Greenvity Communications is partnering with Mitsumi Electric to provide modules and systems for electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, battery-charging systems, smart meters and smart energy management systems

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Smart utility meters to account for half of all meter market revenues by 2016

The overall utility billing meter market is expected to reach nearly $13 billion in 2016, according to a study recently published by IMS Research, now part of IHS. 2016 is also anticipated to be the first time

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Berg Insight says Germany will decide the future of European smart metering in 2013

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the smart metering market in Europe will deliver a strong performance in the coming five years. Until 2017, electricity distribution network operators and power suppliers will invest

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Brazil smart grid investment forecast significantly cut in new report

Changes in Brazil’s smart meter policy have had a material impact on Innovation Observatory’s latest technology investment forecast for that country.

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Elektrilevi selects Ericsson for smart metering in Estonia

Elektrilevi, the Estonian electricity distribution network operator, has signed an eight-year contract with Ericsson to supply, deploy, systems integrate and run a smart-metering network.

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Telit attains Zigbee Pro and Smart Energy certification

Telit Wireless Solutions,a global vendor of machine-to-machine modules and value-added services, announced the achievement of Zigbee PRO and Smart Energy software certification.

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Smart Electricity Meters – World – 2012 Edition

This report will include detailed market forecasts and installed base analysis by numerous product segmentations, as well as a thorough competitive environment with over 25 market shares to be presented.

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Over 100 million smart meters with HAN gateways to drive HEMS market past US$9bn in five years

IMS Research, a leading analyst firm recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), forecasts that more than 100 million smart meters will be deployed with integrated HAN (‘home area network’) gateways in the next five years.

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Global public cellular service revenues for Smart Grid to reach US$1bn by 2020

Boulder, CO, USA — Electric, gas, and water utilities have long used public cellular networks (pictured) to link field devices to the utility’s central operations systems. Until recently, however, the use of such networks in the utility sector has been limited, primarily due to restrictive pricing and perceived technical limitations. Yet there is now a

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Big opportunities for connectivity chip suppliers from forecast 400m ‘smart home energy management’ devices

Wellingborough, UK – In the next five years, around 400 million ‘smart home energy management’ devices will be shipped globally, according to a new study from IMS Research, a leading analyst firm recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS).

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Sensus to acquire 15% of Navetas and exclusive licence for USA

Ipswich, UK – Wednesday 4th April 2012: Navetas Energy Management has secured £5m in strategic investment from Sensus, a leading utility infrastructure company offering smart meters and communication systems for the electric, gas and water industries. The investment deal will see Sensus acquire a 15% stake in Navetas and an exclusive licence agreement for Navetas

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2nd Annual Smart Grids And Smart Meters Summit

Event date: 8th October 2012 Abu Dhabi The Middle East is in the nascent stage of foraying into the Smart Grids sector with successful deployment of pilot programs of Smart Meters fueled by further expansion in various parts of the GCC.

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