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Smart Meters

A smart meter installed in Europe. Picture from Wikimedia Commons.

Capgemini Inks Smart Meter Technology Deal With Consumers Energy

Capgemini, a global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, Monday announced a $40 million agreement to support a comprehensive smart meter program with Jackson-based Consumers Energy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

DTE Smart Meter tags. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

DTE’s Smart Meters Raising Concerns Across Metro Detroit

DTE says smart meters are safe but residents involved in the program can opt out by paying a $67 fee, plus a $10 monthly charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2013

A smart meter installed in Europe. Picture from Wikimedia Commons.

DTE Vendor Says Utility Hits Smart Meter Milestone

Itron, Inc. (Nasdaq:ITRI) announced Monday that Detroit-based DTE Energy has now installed 800,000 Itron customer energy measurement devices, including smart electric meters and gas modules, in its Southeastern Michigan service area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

Declining ‘Smart Meter’ Could Cost Utility Customers

DTE Energy is proposing a one-time $87 charge and $15 monthly fees for customers who don’t want the new electronic meters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

Report: Utilities Should Offer Opt-Out On Smart Meters

Electronic devices that track electricity consumption without a meter reader going door to door are reliable and safe, but consumers should be allowed to opt out, according to a report written for Michigan utility regulators.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2012

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State Agency Wants More Info About Utilities’ Smart Meters

Multiple residents and city leaders have already expressed concern and now the State has started an investigation into the installation of Smart Meters on homes across the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

CMS Energy-Consumers Energy headquarters in Jackson.

Consumers Energy To Roll Out 1.8 Million Smart Meters

Consumers Energy has selected Jackson, Miss.-based SmartSynch to provide the advanced metering system that will form the foundation of a grid and meter modernization program for its 1.8 million electric customers in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2011

DTE HQ

DTE To Install Another 350,000 Smart Meters

DTE Energy Tuesday announced plans to install an additional 350,000 electric meters to provide the backbone for its SmartCurrents program, which will allow electric customers to communicate with the company, provide detailed information about their energy usage and recognize power outages without customer input.

03/29/2011

DTE HQ

‘Smart Meters’ Coming To Oakland County

DTE will be contacting over 300,000 Oakland County residents in the coming weeks to install new electric meters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011

smart meter

Consumers Energy Picks Meter Software Provider

Jackson-based electric and natural gas utility Consumers Energy has selected data management softwre from San Leandro, Calif.-based OSIsoft LLC. as its operational data management and meter data unification and synchronization system vendor

03/21/2011