16 Feb

Smart Meter Advances Stop Electricity Theft

Smart Meter Advances Stop Electricity Theft
Various trends are leading to an increase of electricity theft worldwide. The rate of theft does not seem to be very large, though the cumulative effect on utilities is significant. Electricity meter standards bodies like the International Electrotechnical …
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Electronic Design


Your Utility Company Wants to Sell You More than Just Electricity
Utilities have operated more or less the same since the electrification of American cities began more than a century ago. Americans run their lights and appliances, the utility company sends a bill for the electricity consumed and customers send in a check.
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Time


Smart Meters Take Bite Out of Electricity Theft
When Pedro Antmann, the World Bank’s senior energy specialist, visits developing countries, utility officials almost invariably take him to the slums, where he sees tangles of electrical wires amid shanties. “They want to show me everybody is stealing the …
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National Geographic