Smart Meters

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Younger Generation Embracing Smart Energy

New research on the Internet of Things (IoT) found that young consumers, people with children, and individuals who have owned their homes for three to four years are the top adopters of Internet-connected energy devices. Parks Associates’ “Home Energy Management Adopters” study reports that more than 10 percent of United States broadband households headed by a 25-34-year-old have at least one smart home energy management device.

Tom Kerber, Parks Associates director of resea ...read more

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Backers propose standard for home networking

Kurt Scherf, vice president at Parks Associates, agrees that G.hn has come a long way. “It’s clear the technology has made substantial progress over last year with respect to standard development and moving toward delivering its first commercial product,” said Scherf. “I would expect a significant impact on the market with products expected to emerge in 2010.”

From the article, "Backers propose standard for home networking"

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

More than 8 million smart meters installed in US

The share of smart meters in the United States has grown to more than 6 percent of the total – up from 4.7 percent at the end of 2008 according to Parks Associates, a research firm. To date more than 8.3 million of the devices have been installed.

A new report released by Parks Associates believes that number will approach 33 million within 2 years. The group compiled the report by studying smart meter usage by a number of American utilities. A report released by the Federal E ...read more

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Z-Wave Takes Position For US Leading Role

“As the building of the Advanced Metering Infrastructure in the U.S. accelerates with the availability of federal stimulus funds, Z-Wave is well positioned to play a leading role given its success overseas,” said Bill Ablondi, director of Home Systems research with Parks Associates.

From the article, "Z-Wave Takes Position For US Leading Role"

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