How can we modernize our current electric grid into a Smart Grid that is safe, more reliable and more efficient? One way is through the use of something called a SmartMeter™. It’s a helpful device that connects your home to the electric grid, allowing you to see how and when you are seeing your energy in greater detail.
The SmartMeter™ connects your home in a two-way communication with the electric grid. This helps manage the demand on the grid and increase service and reliability. This also helps you make more informed choices about your energy consumption and have greater control of your monthly costs.
The SmartMeter™ system collects electric and natural gas usage data from your home or business. SmartMeter™ electric meters record residential electric usage hourly and commercial electric usage in 15 minute increments. SmartMeter™ natural gas modules attached to gas meters record gas usage daily. This data is periodically transmitted to us via a secure wireless communication network.
The SmartMeter™ system allows you to view your hourly electric and daily gas energy usage data. So now you can easily find out exactly how much energy you are using over the course of the day, week, or month—valuable information you can use to make smarter energy choices. Just go to MyEnergy any time to get a detailed picture of your usage.*