Prepaying Electricity

May 05, 2022

Prepaying Electricity

Charging for electricity prior to consumption is a logical approach to billing that delivers several significant benefits to both the utility as well as the end consumer. While ...

21st Century Electricity Grid

Apr 06, 2022

21st Century Electricity Grid

Managing the distribution grid in the 21st century requires monitoring electricity and the equipment that provides and supports its delivery to millions of metering points. Moreove...

How to Keep Information Assets Secure?

Mar 10, 2022

How to Keep Information Assets Secure?

It is important for companies to protect the security of its business information in the face of incidents and unwanted events. When it comes to keeping information assets secure, ...

Next Gen Cellular and Smart Metering

Feb 10, 2022

Next Gen Cellular and Smart Metering

Smart meters have the potential to improve sustainability of our energy distribution grids by reducing losses in energy distribution and reducing new network build out. Whilst this...

The Role of Regulators and Smart Meters; Two Ends of the Same Spectrum

Jan 18, 2022

The Role of Regulators and Smart Meters; Two Ends of the Same Spectrum

In the smart energy transition, we can look at the regulator and the smart meter as being two ends of a line connecting policy setting with policy execution. The regulator defines ...

Battle of the ARPU, Telecoms vs. Energy

Dec 02, 2021

Battle of the ARPU, Telecoms vs. Energy

A colleague of mine, Mr Sunil Mittal, created an interesting posting on Linked In. He was seeing telecommunications service providers increasing their ARPU  (annual revenue pe...

The Future for the Fully Featured Meter

Nov 09, 2021

The Future for the Fully Featured Meter

NES is investing in its 5th generation of smart meter. Very few smart meter vendors can claim to be on their 5th generation. It is a reflection on NES’s experience and maturity i...

Is just saying “analytics” enough to generate actionable insight?

Nov 04, 2021

Is just saying “analytics” enough to generate actionable insight?

We often discuss how to leverage the information from the low voltage grid available through smart meters. And, often, we will say “analytics” as if saying the word will reveal...