PG&E selects Aclara to provide smart meter data access

Wellesley, MA, May 13, 2008 — Aclara Software has been chosen by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to provide its customers with access to data being generated by smart meters. The selection supports PG&E’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) initiative, under which PG&E has stated its intentions to deploy nine million smart meters to its electric and gas customers.

The Aclara Software application will launch this spring and will enable customers to access daily and, in the case of electric customers, hourly, views of their energy data over the Internet. In addition, customers will be provided with a range of tools to help leverage the information. They will also be able to compare rate plans to determine whether they might be better off on a time-based rate based on their usage patterns.

Want to stay Current? Listen to Currents: The Energy News Podcast brought to you by Utility Automation & Engineering T&D and Electric Light & Power online. For a list of all available episodes, click here and start listening today. And for more news and exclusive features from Utility Automation & Engineering T&D and Electric Light & Power online, please click here.

Previous articlePortland General Electric moving ahead with smart meter technology
Next articleCenterPoint Energy selects Itron as AMI technology provider
The Clarion Energy Content Team is made up of editors from various publications, including POWERGRID International, Power Engineering, Renewable Energy World, Hydro Review, Smart Energy International, and Power Engineering International. Contact the content lead for this publication at Jennifer.Runyon@ClarionEvents.com.

No posts to display