The EBA Demand-Side Resources and Smart Grid Committee present:
The FCC and State Regulators Discuss Radio Frequency and Smart Meters.

November 7, 2013
12:30 noon – 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP
2300 N St., N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037
 

Radio frequency (“RF”) is one of the main reasons customers

Most utilities list the ability to minimize theft of service as a smart grid benefit. In the same crime fighting spirit, smart meters provide customers an unexpected method of detecting a possible break-in. A customer of Georgia-based co-op Tri-State EMC stumbled upon this benefit when she noticed that usage spiked in her second home. The

A recent City of Naperville (“Naperville”) smart meter case is a flashback to first year constitutional law. The Naperville Smart Meter Awareness (“NSMA”) group and several of its members, citing numerous health, safety, security and privacy concerns over smart meters that wirelessly transmit data about electric use to Naperville, sued Naperville in the Eastern District

The smart grid creates the need for greater cybersecurity and is also part of the solution. The smart grid represents the modernization of electricity infrastructure often through added technology, allowing the grid to gather and store data and to create a “dialogue” between all components of the grid, and also allowing for automatic command and

In an Order issued on January 7, 2013, the Maryland Public Service Commission (“MPSC” or “Commission”) concluded the public interest required the customers of Potomac Electric Power Company (“Pepco”), Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (“BGE”) and Delmarva Power and Light Company (“Delmarva”) (collectively “Companies”) be provided with an additional option related to the installation of

Smart meters are capable of delivering a wealth of information regarding a customer’s energy usage. This data holds the promise of current and future benefits, the most basic being that knowledge will affect change. The theory is the more customers understand the correlation between their behavior and energy spending, the more likely they will make