Topic: Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
Cow farts and managing methane emissions
February 4, 2020
Whether you believe in climate change or not, one fact that cannot be mistaken is that greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise. One of the more problematic greenhouse gases is methane, and one of the largest emitters is agriculture in the form of cow farts and cow burps.
DISTRIBUTECH 2020: Walking with a destination in mind
January 21, 2020
At the journey’s start he was clean-shaven and optimistic. Over the next six months, the beard grew unruly and emotions ran the gamut from positive to absolutely dejected. Last October, Mike Posner, the Grammy-nominated musician behind the 2010 Billboard hit “Cooler Than Me”, completed a 2,851 ...
Combo utility dilemma: one AMI system or many?
November 20, 2019
Providing customers with reliable water, gas or electricity is a key tenant for all utilities. Many face the added challenge of delivering a combination of gas, water or electric services. Being a combination utility adds a layer of complexity to an already complex business.
Sensus and Urbint – taking AMI beyond meter reading
November 14, 2019
AMI is no longer just about collecting meter reads – it’s about connected solutions that enable us to predict issues, not just react to them. Leveraging data transmitted over the Sensus FlexNet communications network, Urbint uses artificial intelligence to potential weak spots along gas pipelines.
Every electric AMI RFP should address these four topics
July 8, 2019
Many utilities are in the exploration phase of upgrading their AMR or first-generation AMI system. Often these systems performed their original job requirements admirably and helped the utility move towards a more efficient business model. But, technology is continually moving forward.