Development of an Internet Enabled Smart Energy Meter
|International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|© 2017 by SSRG - IJECE Journal|
|Volume 4 Issue 11|
|Year of Publication : 2017|
|Authors : Akingbade Kayodde, F|
How to Cite?
Akingbade Kayodde, F, "Development of an Internet Enabled Smart Energy Meter," SSRG International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering, vol. 4, no. 11, pp. 1-14, 2017. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488549/IJECE-V4I11P101
Energy measurement has always been a critical aspect of power engineering. This is so because issues like accurate and transparent billing, energy management, cost of power transmission and distribution which all form the bedrock of the socio-economic and environmental factors involved in power engineering are based on it. Therefore, the more efficient the system responsible for measuring and analyzing power usage is, the better the decisions that can be made concerning costing, billing and distribution. A major trend in recent times that seeks to address this issue is the smart meter. The smart meter is becoming increasingly popular because it is a more sophisticated, easy-to-use and cost effective means of energy measurement. This paper deals with the design and implementation of a smart meter that has wireless internet capabilities which enables a remote control of components and digitizes the data acquisition process. The overall set up was tested for optimum efficiency and performance. A satisfactory outcome in terms of ease and accuracy was eventually obtained.
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