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Compressed meter reading for delay-sensitive and secure load report in smart grid
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 The information collection can be accomplished by equipping each smart meter with a wireless transmitter and using an access point (AP) to receive the wireless signals sent from the smart meters. Assume that one AP is installed for each subdivision for the meter reading. 

Appraisal of CostsBenefits of Smart Meter Roll Out Options
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 1 BERR 1 Victoria Street London Appraisal of CostsBenefits of Smart Meter Roll Out Options Final Report April 2007  2 Appraisal of CostsBenefits of Smart Meter Roll Out Options Issue and Revision Record Rev Date Originator Checker Approver Description 

Smart Meter–a field report from Sweden
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• Time to correct the billing and settlement will be shortened from 13 months to 2 months. Lead time for exporting meter readings to suppliers is shortened from 30 days to 5 days.• Message handling is changed from MSCONS and DELFOR to UTILTS. This is a big 

A new approach for design and implementation of AMR in Smart Meter
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ABSTRACT This paper elucidates a current measurement method for wide range residual current measurement. The paper discusses Automated Meter Reading, a technology used to automate the task of reading consumption records of subscribers. The problem is first 

Am I as smart as my smart meter is?–Swedish experience of statistics feedback to households
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The main objective of this study was to investigate the influence of improved energy feedback (Internet-based energy statistics services) on electricity savings and the potential of changing electricity use patterns in Swedish dwellings. Three case studies were 

Multimedia content identification through smart meter power usage profiles
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ABSTRACT Advanced metering devices (smart meters) are being installed throughout electric networks in Germany (as well as in other parts of Europe and in the United States). Unfortunately, smart meters are able to become surveillance devices that monitor the 

Data protection in heterogeneous distributed systems: A smart meter example
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ABSTRACT Usage control is concerned with how data is used after access has been granted. Enforcement mechanisms have been implemented for distributed systems like web based social networks (WBSN) at various levels ofAbstraction. We extend data usage control to 

Networks optimization with advanced meter infrastructure and smart meters
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 To evaluate the load on distribution transformers it would be necessary to install a polyphase indirectly smart meter (EBM) and relevant CT's connected to low voltage bus bars in the MV/LV substation, as shown in the figure below: Meter Meter Meter Line A 

The potential of smart meter enabled programs to increase energy and systems efficiency: a mass pilot comparison Short name: Empower Demand
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Executive Summary The European Union has set ambitious objectives for the year 2020 to lower energy consumption by 20%, lower CO2 emissions by 20% and ensure that 20% of energy is generated using renewable resources. At the same time, it is actively engaged 

Smart Meter Implementation Plan
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The OEB has engaged Proactive Energy Management Inc.(PEMI) to collect data and compile an inventory of the metering infrastructure in Ontario to serve both as a baseline and as a planning tool for the OEB's Smart Meter initiative. If required, you may verify this 

Dynamic Radio Resource Allocation for Group Paging Supporting Smart MeterCommunications
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ABSTRACT Smart meter is one of the novel applications in next generation cellular networks. Group paging can effectively solve the RAN overload control problem in 3GPP LTE, but the usage efficiency of the radio resource is needed to be improved. This paper proposed a 

SMATT: Smart Meter ATTestation Using Multiple Target Selection and Copy-proof memory
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ABSTRACT A smart grid is verging on a promising technology to reform the world's electrical grids. Currently, attackers compromise security and privacy by maliciously modifying the memory of smart grid devices. Software-based attestation protocols establish the absence 

Smart Meter Health Concerns: Just a Nocebo Effect or an Emerging Public Health Nightmare?
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Despite a number of public submissions to ESV addressing the health effects issue, including one by this author, in the final ESV smart meter report of 31 July 2012, the conclusion was simply that smart meters are safe with any mention of health and 

Assessing the Safety of Smart Meter Installations in British Columbia
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In June of 2011, BC Hydro commenced implementation of its Smart Metering Program, which involved converting every residential property in BC from legacy metering to wireless technology smart meters. This Smart Metering Program involves replacing an almost 1.9 

ENERGY SAVING SMART METER USING LOW COST ARM PROCESSOR
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ABSTRACT In this paper a low cost real-time ARM-based energy management system is proposed. It is conceived as part of a distributed system that measures the main power system quantities and give the possibility to manage the whole power plant. An integrated 

Segmenting Consumers Using Smart Meter Data
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ABSTRACT Existing electricity market segmentation analysis techniques only make use of limited consumption statistics (usually averages and variances). In this paper we use power demand distributions (PDDs) obtained from fine-grain smart meter data to perform market 

SMART GAS AND WATER METER TRENDS: IMPACTS ON METER DESIGNS
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 The results and conclusions drawn have assisted in defining requirements and technical specifications for these specific markets, leading to greater contribution to the growth of the smart meter market. DESIGNING SMART METERS 

Disaggregating Multi-State Appliances from Smart Meter Data
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ABSTRACT Smart electricity meters record the aggregate consumption of an entire building. However, appliance-level information is more useful than aggregate data for a variety of purposes including energy management and load forecasting. Disaggregation aims to

Smart Meter
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A smart meter is a meter that determines and stores in real-time or near real-time energy consumption. Smart meter often refers to an electrical meter, but it can increasingly also mean a device, measuring water or gas consumption. They have a great potential to save 

How to overcome barriers for smart meter introduction? A techno-economic analysis
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ABSTRACT Intelligent metering devices are seen as the most important tool for improving the active participation of end consumers in the electricity market. However, the cost and benefit analyses carried out by the Flemish regulator have indicated different barriers arising with 

Impact Assessment of Smart Meter Grouping on the Accuracy of Forecasting Algorithms
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ABSTRACT The increased penetration of smart meters generates huge amounts of fine- grained data, which may empower a new generation of energy related applications and services. Significant research efforts focus on the usage of such data to mainly improve 

Smart Meter Deployment Optimization for Efficient Electrical Appliance State Monitoring
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ABSTRACT Monitoring the energy consumptions of the massive electrical appliances in buildings has attracted great attentions for smart, green and sustainable living. Traditional approaches generally require large-scale smart sensor/meter networks, and thus suffer 

Disaggregating Smart Meter Readings using Device Signatures
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ABSTRACT Wise management of electricity consumption is becoming increasingly important. Domestic electricity prices in the UK increased by 35% over the past 8 years; an upward trend which is unlikely to reverse any time soon. As well as the economic costs, the 

Using Wireless Smart Meter Networks for Power Quality Monitoring
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By being based on the Contiki operating system , the smart meter middleware is using implementations of the wireless standards which have gone through interoperability testing across different platforms. Contiki is being supported by a growing number of hardware 

An Effective Wormhole Attack Defence Method for a Smart Meter Mesh Network in an Intelligent Power Grid
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ABSTRACT Smart meters are one of the key components of intelligent power grids. Wireless mesh networks based on smart meters could provide customer-oriented information on electricity use to the operational control systems, which monitor power grid status and 

Smart meter security: a survey
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ABSTRACT Europe's smart metering initiative may be the largest engineering project ever undertaken in the region; it is significantly larger than the Channel Tunnel. The European Parliament mandated the replacement of electricity meters with new 'smart'meters by 2022 

Smart Meter Privacy: A Theoretical Framework
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ABSTRACT The solutions offered to-date for end-user privacy in smart meter measurements, a well-known challenge in the smart grid, have been tied to specific technologies such as batteries or assumptions on data usage without quantifying the loss of benefit (utility) that 

You Are How You Consume: Mining Structure in Smart Meter Data
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ABSTRACT This paper investigates patterns in demand in the residential electricity sector using a large sample of household smart meter data. We show evidence that there is a large degree of high-level structure in the statistics of consumption accross users, which arises 

Smart Meter Data: Privacy and Cybersecurity
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Summary Fueled by stimulus funding in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), electric utilities have accelerated their deployment of smart meters to millions of homes across the United States with help from the Department of Energy's Smart Grid 

Smart meter infrastructure is keystone of Smart Grid
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Tremendous industry buzz centers on the Smart Grid-a new vision of what the grid can and should be in the digital age. Presidential candidates even mention the Smart Grid in policy statements and speeches. But not everyone is in agreement about what the Smart Grid is. 

Quality of Service Provisioning for Smart Meter Networks using Stream Control Transport Protocol
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ABSTRACT A smart meter is crucial in the advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), which aims to assist the provider and customers working together to use electrical energy more efficiently. In recent years, many researchers have focused on providing stable interactive services 

Steps toward a consumer-oriented smart meter
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ABSTRACT This paper gives the main shortages of the current works on nonintrusive electrical consumption monitoring in residential houses: the capabilities of appliances detection, the intrusive learning phase and the treatment of multistate appliances. It then presents an 

Leveraging Smart Meter Information Through Automated Appliance Sensing
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Leveraging Smart Meter Information Through Automated Appliance Sensing M. Weiss, Load disaggregation as enabler for new services in the smart grid About 40% of the total energy used in the United 

Smart meter roll-out for the non-domestic sector (GB)
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F Lienert, L Platchkov ,109.108.132.183.srvlist.ukfast.net The Government set out its commitment to the roll-out of smart meters within its coalition programme2. This sets out the strategic context for the roll-out of smart metering alongside the establishment of a smart grid. The smart meter policy supports the broader 

LIFETIME PREDICTION OF SMART METER
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ABSTRACT This paper deals with various methods to estimate the lifetime of smart meters regarding its measurement features. Shorter innovation cycles lead to additional and/or exchangeable functional components resulting in a change of the reliability. The 

Smart meter roll-out for the domestic sector (GB)
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The Government set out its commitment to the roll-out of smart meters within its coalition programme2. This sets out the strategic context for the roll-out of smart metering alongside the establishment of a smart grid. The smart meter policy supports the broader 

, Director Strategic Policy Initiatives and Government Affairs California Council on Science and Technology Re: CCST Smart Meter Report, issued January 11,
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This letter is meant to comment on CCST's Smart Meter Report, the conclusions with which we disagree. We also think the report lacks the scientific expertise and details to warrant serious consideration by those knowledgeable in this area of inquiry. The report reflects 

To: All Licensed Electricity Distributors Re: New Reporting Requirements Related to Smart Meter Deployment and the Application of Time-of-Use Pricing
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In furtherance of the Government's commitment to the installation of smart meters throughout the Province and its recently announced expectation that time-of-use (TOU) prices will be rolled out to at least 3.6 million consumers that are eligible for the Regulated Price Plan ( 

Using a 6LoWPAN Smart Meter Mesh Network for Event-Driven Monitoring of Power Quality
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ABSTRACT Power quality monitoring is one of the key issues of managing an electrical grid, which is becoming even more important with more distributed and more variable generation. Today expensive equipment allows monitoring of the power network at key points, but for 

The smart energy meter.
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 02 Design competition 03 The assignment 05 About Liander 07 Smart meter 08 Triggers 09 Design vision 10 Idea generation 11  fig. 03 overview of companies 07 Page 10. SMART METER functionality and potential The smart meter is an initiative of the European Union. 

Smart Meters and Smart Meter Systems: A Metering Industry Perspective
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Attribution Notice and Disclaimer This work was prepared by Ellery E. Queen for the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). When used as a reference, attribution to EEI is requested. EEI, any member of EEI, and any person acting on its behalf (a) does not make any warranty, express or 

Smart Meter Driven Segmentation: What Your Consumption Says About You
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ABSTRACT With the rollout of smart metering infrastructure at scale, demand-response programs may now be tailored based on users' consumption patterns as mined from sensed data. We show evidence that there is coherence in user's consumption behaviors that is 

Spectrum Needs for Wireless Smart Meter Communications
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It has been known for at least ten years that the United States electric grid is operating beyond its initial design specifications instantiating a decrease in reliability . This has resulted in scheduled rolling black outs, unexpected black outs, and brown outs, all of 

EECE 404: Senior Design II Fault Location by Smart Meter Final Report
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Executive Summary The focus of our project was to create an algorithm to utilize the last gasp or help signal sent from smart meters to minimize the area utilities have to search for a fault in real-time on a distribution circuit. The last gasp signal contains information on the 

The smart meter and a smarter consumer: quantifying the benefits of smart meterimplementation in the United States
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ABSTRACT The electric grid in the United States has been suffering from underinvestment for years, and now faces pressing challenges from rising demand and deteriorating infrastructure. High congestion levels in transmission lines are greatly reducing the 

Design of a smart electricity meter
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Page 1. Copy 1 of 5 Design of a smart electricity meter Final Report PSG Botha 24058867 Submitted as partial fulfilment of the requirements of Project EPR400 in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering University of Pretoria November 2008 

Loop Antenna Design for Smart Energy Meter
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 In addition, the return loss of loop antenna in the smart energy meter environment is less than the free space return loss. Due to the effects from the metal object inside the smart meter, the radiation pattern is distorted, as shown in

Dynamic Spectrum Access for Meter Data Transmission in Smart Grid: Analysis of Packet Loss
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 Power Plant residences Community Renewable Power Generation Facility (CRPGF) Customer side (equipped with smart meter) Aggregated demand estimation Power cost optimization Power supply scheduling Data aggregator unit (DAU) 

Design and Implementation of Wireless Sensor Network and Protocol for Smart Energy Meter
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 Recently, the smart meter concept has been popularly adopted by many leading electricity companies in USA and EUROPE in order to overcome the problem of human error in the unit recording as well as provide the automatic procedure to report the energy meter impairment .

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Automatic Meter Reading Systems for Bulk Customers
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Power supply contracts with bulk customers (those customers having a contracted power demand of greater than 500kW) are so complicated that metering is usually performed exclusively by employees of the electric power utility company. In addition, the

CONFIRMATION THROUGH FAST OUTAGE TRACING AND METER POLLING PROCEDURES USING AUTOMATED METER READING SYSTEMS
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ABSTRACT The service restoration of distribution system is more complicated process, when the system utilities and customers are affected by large number of outages which are caused by some environmental factors. This paper is to escalate those outages we use

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A Packet Scheduling Algorithm Based on the Estimation of Packet Loss Amount for Supporting Real Time Traffic in IEEE 802.22 WRAN Systems
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 Recently, cognitive radio (CR) which has been a hot issue is a smart wireless communication system that utilizes a part of the spectrum band which is allocated to the licensed primary users but it is not being used by them at a particular time and a specific geographic location 

A Smart and Secure Wireless Communication System: Cognitive Radio
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 Cognitive radio is a smart wireless communication system that is conscious of its surrounding environment, learns from the environment and adapts its internal states by making corresponding changes in certain operating parameters in real time. 

Battlefield RFID Super Tag Capability for the 21st Century
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 (Antenna Technology), powerful miniaturized power sources – possibly batteries (Mobile Power Technology), adaptable, smart wireless communication and network capabilities (Wireless Communications and Networking). 

Vehicle Tracking Using a Reliable Embedded Data Acquisition System With GPS and GSM
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A flexible and cost-effective open system platform for

Data-acquisition, data analysis and prediction model for share market
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A flexible and cost-effective open system platform for

Smart wireless communication platform IQRF
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Wireless communications systems are used in different areas of human activity. Wireless communications can be distinguished between licensed and non licensed, according to the applied frequency band. Non licensed bands are different in a lot of countries. In 

Wireless Sludge Level Monitoring based on Bluetooth Sensing Nodes
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 Therefore, while something disturbs the wireless data transfer links, the measured sludge level data will be damaged or even lost. To ensure a complete and correct sludge level data transmission, a microprocessor-based, or smart wireless communication system is needed. 

Performance Evaluation of BER F Equalization with A
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 meters. Now ad changing its scenario due to its ease of availability and reliability and lower co to continue research. Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) is a smart wireless communication systems, such as 3G and 4G. MIMO 

A Decentralised Software Process Approach For Real time Navigation of Service Robots
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In the same breadth, the recent advances in Key Technology such as Telematics, M2M, Smart Wireless Communication Devices (SWCD) and Sensor Networks (WSN) from Telecommunications' domain; Artificial Intelligence (AI), Sensor Fusion , Behavior Fusion and Hybrid 

Pervasive Tagging, Sensors and Data Collection
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 This ultra low-power mote will require smart wireless communication capabilities to achieve a battery life of 6 months to one year using an operational duty cycle of 1% or less. The Intel mote consists of a powerful ARM processor, SRAM and flash memory. 

An Ftp Implementation with Arm Processor and Gprs for Real Time Applications
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 Better results can be achieve when it the run in sleep down mode when not in use. REFERENCES Journal Papers: A flexible and cost-effective open

IQ-Mower: PN-sequence-transmission using Bluetooth.
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 4 What is Bluetooth? It is a new type of smart wireless communication. The Bluetooth system is a universal radio interface on the globally available 2.4 GHz frequency band facilitating wireless communication of data and voice in both stationary and mobile environments. 

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 2.2 Cognitive Radio Cognitive radio (CR) was firstly introduced by Joseph Mitola and Gerald Q.Maguire in 1999 [4], is a Smart wireless communication technologies that integrated from software defined radio (SDR). CR was developed from the concept 

A Performance Modeling and Analysis of Cognitive Radio Networks
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 The first publication on cognitive radio has appeared in . The authors outline the concept of cognitive radio as a smart wireless communication where devices have ability to realize, analyze the radio environment and dynamically adapt their physical 

SISTEMA INTELIGENTE DE COMUNICAO E CONTROLE SEM FIO BASEADO EM MATERIAIS COM MEMÓRIA DE FORMA
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 viiABSTRACT of the Thesis presented to COPPE/UFRJ in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) SHAPE MEMORY MATERIALS-BASED SMART WIRELESS COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL SYSTEM Jose Luiz Arias Vidal April/2010 


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