Smart meters enable Big Data analysis for utilities

11/25/2012 | ZDNet

Smart meters do much more than monitor power usage, David Braue writes in this analysis. "We see the meter as basically being a network sensor that gives us 720,000 points of monitoring our network," Neil Webb of SP AusNet said at an industry conference. He added, "This is Big Data, absolutely. We do a lot of data analysis and have bought an appliance just for that."

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