Smart meters could use US 'mesh'

June 2009
Utility Week;6/19/2009, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports that the wireless mesh communications system being adopted by U.S. utilities could be used for the smart metering central communications infrastructure in Great Britain. The system could also solve the problem of controlling electricity distribution networks when BT switches to its digital 21st Century telecoms network (21CN). A description of how Silver Spring Networks' wireless mesh works is offered.


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