TITLE

Quality Assurance in the New AMI World

AUTHOR(S)
Wilhite, Rob
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Utility Automation & Engineering T&D;Aug2008, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and grid initiatives in the U.S. It states that there is a growing realization by proponents of this technology that the increased needs for quality and reliability of these investments will be subject to more risks. The author says that with the development of a sufficient quality assurance program, utilities will be better positioned in addressing the uncertainties of emerging AMI and smart grid technologies.
ACCESSION #
34286111

 

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