For the past decade, the power industry has pitched the benefits of so-called smart meters, promising lower bills and more control over energy use. Lately, though, some consumers have started pushing back, saying the gadgets compromise privacy, raise costs rather than cut them, and threaten health with electromagnetic fields from the radios the meters use Continue reading ?
Check outside your home, and you’ll probably find a digital power meter. Austin Energy’s Ed Clark says the utility company converted most of its customers over to the so-called ‘smart’ meters to benefit the consumer and the power co... Read Post
Power Line Communication has evolved into a critical energy control networking technology for the smart grid and consequently for smart meters. The growth in demand for data that can be analyzed to benefit the utility and the consum... Read Post