Smart meters

Journal article

Analysis of energy consumption profiles in residential buildings and impact assessment of a serious game on occupants’ behavior

Highlights The paper has a focus on energy consumption habits and trends using statistical methods. Occupants’ behavior is monitored using smart metering system and awareness surveys. The impact of a serious game on occupant's behavior is evaluated. Abstract

Governing smart data in the public interest: lessons from Ontario’s Smart Metering Entity

This paper explores the data governance model designed for Ontario’s smart metering system for electricity consumption. Plans to introduce smart meters, designed to generate granular data about electrical consumption, led to concerns about how to balance the interests of public and private sector actors that...
Conference paper

Household electricity load forecasting using historical smart meter data with clustering and classification techniques

The uptake of smart grid technologies and increasing deployment of smart meters have brought greater attention on the analysis of individual household electricity consumption. Within the smart grid framework, home and battery energy management systems are becoming important demand side management tools with various benefits...
Journal article

Promoting water conservation: where to from here?

This paper reports on a review of international water conservation efforts, but with a particular focus on the Australian context. The aim is to take stock of the current understanding of water conservation, in particular: what influences people’s decision to conserve water, what influences whether...

RP 3035 final report: modelling uptake of water conservation and efficiency measures in Sydney

The Modelling the Uptake of Water Conservation and Efficiency Measures in Sydney report team worked with Sydney Water’s WaterFix Program to validate their agent based, decision-making model aimed at encouraging consumers to participate in water saving programs.

Power plans for electricity: the impact of tariff structure changes on energy vulnerable households

The purpose of this report is to describe a mixed methods research project aimed at improving our understanding of the experience of energy vulnerable households under changes to electricity tariff structures.

Trial proves household solar and batteries can improve grid stability, reduce costs

Household solar, batteries and smart inverters can improve the stability and quality of power supplied by the electricity grid, early results from a pioneering trial in regional homes across NSW and Victoria suggest.

Smart-er metering policy: Getting the framework right for a consumer-focused smart meter rollout

Electricity is an essential service, and policymakers need to ensure that the benefits of smart meters flow to everyone, not just the most switched-on customers.