Meter Archive

23 Jul 2014

Prototype Meter Tests Accuracy of Hydrogen Fuel Dispensers

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a prototype field test standard to test the accuracy of hydrogen fuel dispensers. The Daily Fusion
10 Nov 2013

TransData licenses wireless smart electric meter patents

TransData, a leading manufacturer of advanced solid-state electricity meters announced that it has licensed its wireless smart electric meter patent portfolio consisting of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,181,294; 6,462,713; and 6,903,699 to a leading smart grid solutions provider.
21 Oct 2013

SaskPower, SaskEnergy commence new power and gas meter installations in Canada

SaskPower and SaskEnergy have commenced the installation of next-generation smart meters and upgraded gas modules in Saskatchewan province, Canada, following successful completion of a 16-month testing period. CTBR – News
19 Oct 2013

Saft to supply lithium batteries for smart gas and water meter projects in China

Saft, a French manufacturer of advanced batteries, has secured two key contracts to provide primary lithium batteries for domestic smart gas and water meter installation projects in China. CTBR – News
15 Oct 2013

Tantalus introduces CENTRON II meter for commercial applications

Tantalus has introduced the TUNet-compatible Itron CENTRON II meter to its full suite of Tantalus and Itron compatible products, which is equipped with Tantalus communication modules. CTBR – News
10 Oct 2013

With $5M, Level launches a “money meter” finance app for the Uber generation

As companies like Uber make paying for goods and services more seamless than ever, startup Level wants to make managing finances more effortless, too. On Thursday, the San Francisco-based company said it had launched a new iOS
10 Oct 2013

Echelon and Kapsch Smart Energy win new smart meter pilot projects in Austria

Control networking platform company Echelon and Kapsch Smart Energy have been awarded multiple smart meter pilot projects by Austrian utilities Wien Energie, IKB and Steiermark. CTBR – News
8 Oct 2013

TransData wins smart meter patent lawsuit in US

The US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma has approved all of TransData’s wireless smart electric meter technology patents. CTBR – News
28 Jun 2013

Not all mobile chargers are created equal, but the Practical Meter finds the fastest one

When you plug your phone into a power source, there’s no real way to tell how fast or efficient your power source will be. Because of different standards related to high-powered USBs, different systems yield wildly different
7 Dec 2012

Opening the German Smart Meter Market

Europe is going to be the next big market for smart meters — and Germany, the continent’s most populous nation, could be the biggest single customer in that market. But so far, Germany has lagged behind its