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Analysis of energy consumption for ad hoc wireless sensor networks using a bit-meter-per-joule metric
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In this article, we present a system-level characterization of the energy consumption for sensor network application scenarios. We compute a power efficiency metric-average watt- per-meter-for each radio transmission and extend this local metric to find the global 

Design and Implementation of Wireless Sensor Network and Protocol for Smart Energy Meter
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ABSTRACT In this paper we design and implement a wireless sensor network and protocol for smart energy meter applications. The system consists of a digital energy meter, a ZigBee coordinator and a management program. A ZigBee module from Atmel was adopted as a 

Wireless Energy Meter and Billing via 'SMS'
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ABSTRACT The existing traditional method for retrieving the energy meter data and billing is not convenient and time consuming, hence in this paper we suggest a billing strategy via SMS which is convenient and reduces the manpower. This system is a boon for remote 

Low-Power Self-Energy Meter for Wireless Sensor Network
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ABSTRACT Real-time measurement of the energy consumption of wireless sensor network nodes in the field has many interesting applications that range from predicting the remaining battery charge to the energy efficiency assessment of communication protocols. However, 

Intelligent energy management in residential buildings with a real-time control  wireless meter-recording system
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ABSTRACT Industrial evolution brings major new challenges due to increasing energy demands. This phenomenon encourages the improvement of control methodologies that reduce resource requirements. Lately, it has been observed that the building sector  http://www.engpaper.com/prepaid-energy-meter.htm

prepaid electronic energy meter



All-Electronic power and energy meters
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 Such futuristic possibilities as automatic meter reading, smart card prepayment, and multiple  and reactive, is the primary concern of progressive energy suppliers and  Electronic measurement leads to reduced manufacturing investment, improved measurement accuracy and 

The effectiveness of feedback on energy consumption
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 A study of British householders on prepayment tariffs (mostly low-income households) showed that over 80% of electricity customers and 70% of gas  First, there is an electronic meter.  Like a prepaid phone card, users go to select stores and purchase electricity on their card. 

Digital Energy Meters by the Millions
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 In addition to prepayment strategies, digital energy measurement technology holds real promise in North  tion could be allowing a dc power sup- ply for the electronic retrofit to  integrated circuit that measures watts and eliminates the components required for displaying energy. 

Real Time Decision Support for Energy Management
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 energy cards which will be available at local vendors and can be inserted into the prepaid meter.  of insertion of card • Previous Current reading and Balance reading • Day wise consumption of energy As this data is in electronic form, a consumer database can be created and 

The Impact of the pre-paid meter on revenue generation in Nigeria
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 Improving power reliability will increase revenue generation in the prepaid.  pays only for energy consumed and not the estimated bill in post paid as can be seen in the large standard deviation in the units of energy consumed.  Journal of Electrical/Electronic Engineering. 

Pay-As-You-Go-Power Treating Electricity as a Commodity
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 information on the display unit. The meter and the electronic reader/display communicate  Another benefit of prepaid power is the elimination of billing costs, including paper  Page 5. fact, cash flow improves for the utility because payment is made in advance of energy use. 

Secure and scalable automated meter reading
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 returned more and more to the devices it was actually planned for: electronic consumer devices.  measurement data from the energy distributor and the billing data from the energy provider  Further research will also be done on the possibilities of prepaid systems that are entirely 

Smart meters: commercial, policy and regulatory drivers
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 for similar savings and benefits in Great Britain is lower because much of the prepayment meter stock is  A smart-meter system comprises an electronic box and a communications link. At its most basic, a smart meter measures electronically how much energy is used, and can 

Energy Meter Reading through Powerline Communication Channel
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S Naiman, MM Kissaka, NH Mvungi ,isplc.org  These include manual meter reading, estimation, prepaid meter, computerized hand held recording  system like computerized hand held recording devices, remote electronic meter reading, drive  by power utility companies while others considers prepayment-metering systems 

Modeling of GSM-Based Energy Recharge Scheme for Prepaid Meter
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 Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo State 2Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering,University  Prepaid meters can also make use of state of art technologies like WiMAX  Prepayment polyphase electricity metering systems have also been developed consisting of 

Electronic Meters and Automatic Meter Reading Systems
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G Calò, F Fiamingo, G Veca , of Electrical Enerfy, University of Roma, ,timetable.cput.ac.za  rate billing; and ? Energy supply management: failure notices, loading management, remote load disconnect, prepayment functions.  In fact, compared to the classical electromechanical meter that is merely an absorbed energy totalisator, a Smart electronic meter gives better 

DOMESTIC PREPAID E FOR SAVING O
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S Rao, B Gnanasekaranathan, M Raguram  Nowadays there are various electronic devices for remote control of Grid Control.  2. Multi-criteria allocation rules by SIM card group 3. SIM travel simulation 4. Dynamic SIM swap 5. Prepaid SIM card  A dedicated GSM modem with SIM card is required for each energy meter. 

Voucher Based Prepaid Electricity Supplier with Auto Cut Off
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 billing system called PREPAID ENERGY METER can facilitate in improved cash flow management in energy utilities and  phone can be used to refill the system, • System can be refilled by a prepaid smart card.  [2] Robert L. Boylestad, Louis Nashelsky, Electronic Devices and 

DEVELOPING CLOUD ENERGY CONSUMPTION MONITORING SYSTEM FOR HOMEELECTRONIC APPLIANCES: INDONESIAN CASE
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 the official website of PT PLN (National Energy Company), this is a prepaid electricity which  conducted to develop prototype system to measure energy generated by the electronic devices  For example computers that were idle drew less energy compared to when the computers 

ENERGY METERING COMMERCIAL LOSSES, REVENUE COLLECTION AND POWER GENERATION IMPROVEMENT IN A DEREGULATED ECONOMY
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AI Dahiru, FA Somolu, SK Afolabi ,timetable.cput.ac.za  these losses by employing the use of informals, smarter electronic metering, remote  meter reading, remote user power supply connection/disconnection, prepayment metering, time of  The recalibration of energy meters at generation and transmission interfaces and between 

the consumer implications of smart meters
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 protections for vulnerable consumers for whom even consumer friendly forms of prepayment would remain  A user-friendly and accessible electronic display, linked to the electricity and gas smart meters  The meter can store this information and then transmit it electronically to the 

What is the real potential of the Smart Grid
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B Flynn, PA Engineer, GE Energy - 2007 ,site.ge-energy.com  The Intelligent Grid is more than just an AMI system communicating to advanced electronic meters.  number of customer complaints and the ability to find trends of excessive energy use at  Prepay billing improves the revenue collection from customers with a history of very late or 

Automatic meter reading
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 generate pulses relating to the amount of consumption monitored, or generate an electronic, digital code  Energy management-Indirect load control and direct load control offer a financially attractive  Prepayment-A number of utilities are investigating various prepayment systems. 


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