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Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI

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Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) refers to systems that measure, collect and analyze energy
usage, from advanced devices such as electricity meters, gas meters, and water meters through various
communication media.
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Benefits
 Two-way communication with every customer enables
• Remote meter reading
• Home area networks
 Remote connect/disconnect service switches
 More detailed data, more real time
 Newer, more accurate meters
 Financial Benefits
 Compliance Improvements
 Service Improvements
 Accurate outage assumptions
 Business development
Benefits for Customers
 Manage their own energy usage and costs
 New and improved customer service
 Help stabilize rates
 More accurate billing with the elimination of estimated reads and data entry errors
 No need to access customer property
 Improved outage response time and information
 Offer new programs and services
 New payment options