DRA Report: Case Study of Smart Meter System Deployment

Recommendations for Ensuring Ratepayer Benefits

DRA's case study of Southern California Edison's smart meter program examines cost recovery requests and presents key findings and recommendations for ensuring ratepayer benefits. DRA conducted an extensive analysis with the intention that lessons learned from SCE's AMI deployment might apply to other California utilities deploying smart meters. DRA's Smart Meter Report - Cover Page 

The CPUC established requirements for AMI systems in response to the electricity crisis of 2000-2001. California's large investor-owned utilities began filing applications for AMI deployment beginning in 2005.

The CPUC established requirements for AMI systems in response to the electricity crisis of 2000-2001. California's large investor-owned utilities began filing applications for AMI deployment beginning in 2005.

 

See DRA's Advanced Metering Infrastructure webpage.