Advanced meters measure and record electricity usage at a minimum of hourly intervals and provide the data to both the utility and the utility customer at least once daily.
Crew member installing smart meter on Fort Collins light pole
With smart grid technology people can expect fewer and shorter outages because it is easier to monitor.
Cryptographic technologies are being implemented to keep hackers from accessing customer information.
Smart meters contain low-power radio transmitters that allow them to send information back to the power company.
Although controversial, smart meter technology aims to help consumers know how much energy they are using and how to reduce costs.
A box that communicates with the collector on a light post.
A smart meter collector sits on top of a light pole. The transmitter uses RF signals.
A close-up of the smart meter collector sitting on top of a light post.
Installing smart meter technology aims to give more accurate readings and help save money on energy usage.
The sun shines on a smart meter collector as it sits on top of a building.
New smart meter installations will increase accuracy of energy consumption.
Installation of ABB Tropos Wireless Communication Systems in association with the Advanced Meter Fort Collins project.
SOLVE ENERGY PROBLEMS QUICKLY AND ACCURATELY
For a century, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for...
This essential safety reference shows how to install grounds...
View CatalogView Shopping Cart
More Jobs >>
Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×