White paper finds cost benefit increases for utilities the more consumers agree to participate in managing electricity use.
Cloud platform compatible with wide variety of devices, including Android and iOS, will enable developers to reach wide group of customers as well as utilities and energy service providers.
Experts say industry is working to address security issues so smart meters don't become an infrastructure nightmare.
The race to deploy smart meters poses security and privacy risks to consumers and threatens the infrastructure, according to experts.
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