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Occasional Catastrophic Digital Meter Failures ‘Worth the Risk’, According to Industry Executive

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions A utility industry document written in 2006 has been discovered that reviewed costs and benefits related to solid-state (digital) utility meters used for residential customers [1].  In that document, a senior vice-president for National Grid … Continue reading

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‘Catastrophic’ Failures Expected with ‘Smart’ Meters

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions ‘Smart’ Meters are expected to occasionally fail catastrophically while analog meters do not normally have that failure mode.  This was the information presented by an industry representative at a recent conference sponsored by the Edison … Continue reading

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