TITLE

Architecting Intelligence into AMI Systems

AUTHOR(S)
Kelley, Raymond
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Electric Light & Power;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits that electric utilities can benefit from the implementation of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems, which offer an intelligent system for the automation of transmission and distribution networks in North America. The driving forces of AMI system are legislation, power delivery and quantifiable return on investment. The components of an AMI system include residential meters, C&I meters, a communication network and a head-end office.
ACCESSION #
22730090

 

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