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Smart meter data available now

posted May 3, 2012, 8:15 PM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Aug 7, 2012, 5:49 PM ]
"Electricity consumers could soon have access to a wealth of data on their power consumption. The Electricity Authority has decided customers are allowed access to their detailed meter data and that multiple parties can provide it to them. The authority has resolved the final two points in its long-running review of legislation and regulations affecting standards for electricity meters, including so-called “smart meters”. The findings have established that the consumer has a right to access information on their own minute-by-minute electricity consumption from a meter <snip>"

Editors note: In contrast, an editorial story on this site took a different view of the same report: