AusNet adds $175m to cost of Vic smart meter rollout 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
On top of $37.5m govt fee, $15m asset impairment.
 
Govt trial finds smart grids could save $28bn in electricity costs 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
But some technical issues will need to be addressed.
 
SP AusNet Vic smart meter rollout delayed indefinitely 
By Allie Coyne | May 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
AMI systems struggling under load.
 
Half of users abandon smart meter trial  
By Andrew Colley | Jan 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Audit questions price tag for under-subscribed retail program.
 
WA struggles to justify smart water meters 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Water is just too cheap.
 
McAfee to sign MOU to protect smart meter data 
By Shona Ghosh | May 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Draws guidelines on data protection.
 
Benchmark Awards: Internode, Jemena or Yarra Valley Water? 
By Brett Winterford | Jan 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Judges notes: Who will be Utilities CIO of the Year?
 
EU lawmakers seek to limit use of data by Internet firms 
By Claire Davenport | Jan 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Firms fear chilling effects on growth.
 
Ausgrid zeroes in on network faults 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 7, 2011 | Comment Now 
Smart grid provides faster response to outages.
 
Vic smart grid success hinges on incentives 
By James Hutchinson | Jun 3, 2011 | Comment Now 
Treasury warns electricity retailers to pass on savings.
 
ACMA mulls spare spectrum for smart grids 
By Brett Winterford | May 26, 2011 | Comment Now 
Cognitive radio also an option.
 
NBN Co buys Austar wireless spectrum for $120m 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Second time lucky for asset sale?
 
How utilities will profit from your data 
By Nate Cochrane | Nov 17, 2010 | Comment Now 
Information about what you do at home is the next gold seam for cash-strapped utilities.
 
CE and whitegoods vendors at war over smart grid standards 
By Nate Cochrane | Mar 25, 2010 | Comment Now 
Australia in the crossfire as standards bodies step in to secure smart grid.
 
Energy Australia explores network tie-up with NBN Co 
Two of Australia's biggest network providers collaborate on the last mile to the home.
 
ACMA tells power companies to use spectrum or lose it 
By Nate Cochrane | Mar 24, 2010 | Comment Now 
Smart grid industry must get its wireless response on the rails.
 
Bill shock risk to smart grid 
By Nate Cochrane | Feb 24, 2010 | Comment Now 
Resistance to smart meters threatens to brown out national plans.
 
Video: Software to light up the dark grid 
By Nate Cochrane | Dec 15, 2009 | Comment Now 
IBM's Neill Roberts explains how analytics lifts a utility's IQ.
 
Auditor-General slams Victorian smart meters 
By Nate Cochrane | Nov 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
Even the testing process should go back to the drawing board, Des Pearson says.
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A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
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