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Water meters help to detect thousands of water leaks in South-East England

Southern Water is installing intelligent water meters which have detected more than two-and-a-half thousand suspected water leaks, the company has reported. The Southern Water program will install more than 500,000 automatic meter real meters for it’s customers across it’s service ...

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U.S – Washing machines leading the way in smart appliances market

There is widespread growth throughout the global market, with washing machines leading the way in smart appliance purchases according to a new study from SBI Energy. A substantial component of the residential demand response capabilities of the smart grid is ...

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Itron and Turkish AKSA are to roll-out gas meters

Itron has been selected by the Turkish gas utility for a three year gas meter roll-out project. This project involves meter installation in twenty different regions of AKSA’s territory for residential and commercial and industrial customers. Yasar Aslan, the CEO ...

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5,000th customer signed up to Low Carbon London smart meter trials

An important milestone has been reached for the  Low Carbon London smart meter trial as they sign up their 5,000th customer. The trials, which are lead by EDF Energy and back by a consortium of partners headed by UK Power ...

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Smart meter security assessment framework released

SecureState has released the full open source code of it’s smart meter security assessment framework, Termineter the first such framework designed to give authorised individuals access to manipulate and test the security of smart meters. The public release aims to promote ...

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Associated British Ports selects Siemens for UK Smart Metering contract

    Siemens Metering, Communications and Services awarded nationwide metering contract by Britain’s largest port operator  Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the award of a contract to Siemens Metering, Communications and Services to meter its electricity use at its ports. ABP ...

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First 3 plugless electric vehicle charging stations installed in U.S

The Apollo launch program has completed it’s first 3 installations of plugless electric vehicle charging stations on Nissan LEAF vehicles. These represent the first passenger electric vehicles with full wireless charging capabilities. Drivers at the three installation locations – in ...

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UK electricity demand could be reduced by 40% by 2030 due to energy efficiency

According to a new study, electricity efficiency measures in the UK have the potential to reduce electricity demand by 155 TWh per year by 2030, if implemented in full. The draft study, Capturing the full electricity efficiency potential of the U.K., ...

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U.S “Learn & Conserve Plan” launched by Reliant

Reliant is offering the Nest Learning ThermostatTM to customers with it’s new Learn and Conserve PlanSM. The Nest thermostat “learns” about the customer’s lifestyle to create a personalized schedule based on temperature change history to guide them to energy efficient ...

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UK tops the list of the most energy efficient companies

The United Kingdom tops the list of 12 of the world’s major economies ranked for energy efficiency in the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) scorecard. The International Energy Efficiency Scorecard rankings were based on 27 metrics covering national energy efforts, buildings, ...

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