Highly reliable and cost effective wireless telemetry solutions
Smart Dutch is specialized in the development and application of telemetry communication modules. The majority of the Smart Dutch products are based on Meshed Radio Frequency (RF), in combination with a wide variety of WAN technologies. Meshed RF is a very reliable and relatively cost effective communication technology, and typically suitable for a large scale smart meter roll out.
Smart Meter news
In Europe, French grid manager Electricité Réseau Distribution France (ERDF) will start installing the first batch of Linky smart meters in December.
In the US state of California, municipal water utilities are opting to use software apps to monitor consumers' consumption rather than a smart water meters.
Smart Grid news
In the US, the results of the government-funded Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration project (PNW-SGDP), has shown the importance of data in improving energy efficiency and lowering costs.
Energy risk management company DNV GL said this week that the energy sector needs to view renewables not as a "nuisance to be accommodated" but as technology that can contribute to balancing and securing electricity grids.