Juerg Haas

Juerg Haas

Senior Product Manager Communication Devices, Landis+Gyr

LTE CAT NB1 and M1: What are the benefits for smart metering?

The selection of the most suitable communications technology for a smart metering solution is an important step when building a smart metering infrastructure. Communication technology has evolved dramatically since the first installations of ‘smart’ meters, and so did the expectation regarding data availability, and functionality around smart metering. For a long time it was sufficient to read out data once a day for monthly invoicing, but today expectations are often moving in the direction of near real-time availability - for example, to enable DSO to provide load profile and consumption data in a customer portal, have power quality data available for analysis at short intervals, or use the smart meter infrastructure as replacement for ripple control load management.

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E360: Thoroughly Thought-Out Security

Increasing amounts of data, interconnected utility infrastructures, regulation and a general awareness of security and privacy issues raise the pressure also on smart metering security. E360 is our response to the most stringent security requirements.

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G3 PLC supports IoT in smart metering

The industry is engaged in discussion on Internet of Things, which is seen as a huge business opportunity by many companies. With smart metering, the very basic idea of IoT is already realized reality: millions of smart meters are connected and communicating, providing near real time data for energy utilities.

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How to set up a G3 PLC Network

In order to understand how to set up a G3 PLC network, and how it differentiates from PLAN PLC installations, one should know how the network set up with the current PLAN technology takes place.

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