ERDF starts deploying 3 million Linky smart meters

Tuesday 1 December 2015 | 20:55 CET | News
French power grid operator ERDF will roll out the first 2,000 of its Linky smart meters in December, Les Echos reports. They are part of a first wave of 3 million units. ERDF said it aims to install 35 million meters, replacing all legacy devices, by the end of 2021. The new smart meters gather data and send it in real-time. Home visits are reduced because the smart device enables remote repairs. The company said it wants to reach a cruising speed of 300,000 meters added every month. All regions will be partially covered by the end of 2016 and all counties (departements) will be partially

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: EDF / Elster / Itron / Sagemcom
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


SoftAtHome to showcase software platform for Linky-compatible smart energy hub at CES 2018

Published 03 Jan 2018 09:38 CET | France
SoftAtHome will present a software platform developed for French energy company Direct Energie during CES 2018. The software ...

French consumers, town halls resist ERDF smart meters

Published 15 Feb 2016 22:38 CET | France
French power grid ERDF, an EDF subsidiary, is facing opposition to its Linky smart meter project, reports Le Figaro. The project ...

Kamstrup to be Kamstrup's provider of managed connectivity

Published 07 Dec 2015 10:45 CET | Denmark
Telenor Connexion was selected as smart metering products provider Kamstrup's provider of managed connectivity for a large smart ...

ERDF, partners launch electric vehicle charging project

Published 23 Oct 2015 15:10 CET | France
French power grid operator ERDF and seven partners have launched the BienVEnu project for electric vehicle charging in apartment ...

Orange signs Paris areas fibre deployment deal with ERDF

Published 19 Nov 2014 12:09 CET | France
Orange France has signed an agreement with Sipperec, the local authority association for electricity and communications networks ...

G3-PLC Alliance selects HF, TUV Rheinland certification labs

Published 09 Sep 2014 08:47 CET | World
HF Company's "Laboratoire des Applications Numerique" (LAN) in Tauxigny, France, and TUV Rheinland in Yokohama, Japan, have been ...

ERDF opens power grid to local authority fibre projects

Published 30 May 2014 11:12 CET | France
French electricity grid operator ERDF and local authorities utilities organisation FNCCR have signed a partnership agreement to ...