Smart metering system powers up customers

August 22nd, 2018, Published in Articles: Energize, Articles: EngineerIT, Articles: Vector

Voltex’s Invirotel smart metering management system uses Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) to provide a simple and affordable energy metering solution. AMI integrates smart meters, communication networks and data management systems for two-way communication between utilities and customers. The meters, either single or three phase, can operate in either pre- or post-paid modes and use existing power lines to communicate with a data concentrater unit which reads the meters remotely.

The concentrater allows two-way access to all meters and can be connected to 400 metering endpoints. The system incorporates a utility account administration system which can work with smart meters which have already been deployed. Certificates of compliance (SANS 10142) are issued once the meters and all related infrastructure is in place. The system verifies and validates bills automatically using a data-rich tariff engine and real-time data received from the meters.

Contact Modishane Sebona, Invirotel, Tel 011 100-3070,


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