Instrumented Interconnecteds Intelligent

As reported by, IBM is teaming with the Mediterranean island nation of Malta to build a smart utility system.

The plans include replacing:

“250,000 utility meters with interactive versions that will allow Malta’s electric utility, Enemalta, to monitor electricity use in real-time and set variable rates that reward customers that cut their power consumption. As part of the $91 million (€70 million) project, a sensor network will be deployed on the grid along transmission lines, substations and other infrastructure – to provide information that will let the utility more efficiently manage electricity distribution and detect potential problems.”

**Update: More at Earth2Tech

Bookmark and Share

Previous post

Next post

April 19, 2014
7:17 pm

Great post. I used to be checking continuously this weblog and I’m impressed!
Very helpful information particularly the last phase :) I handle such information much.
I was seeking this particular information for a long time.

Thank you and best of luck.

Posted by: hamilton divorce lawyers
November 14, 2011
3:04 am

Our new smart meter is making a postive difference as we now ger regular accurate billing without the shocks we used to recieve. Thank you IBM for introduncing this product to Malta.

Posted by: Andrew Wilson
May 27, 2011
2:56 am

very interesting project, especially due to the fact that this particular ‘smart’ meter is very caricative in that it can register much lower consumption rates with the aid of a strong magnet. For anyone’s interest, this can be procured from for as cheap as 30 euro. Enjoy

Posted by: InfoServices
March 14, 2011
4:53 pm

I just found your post and how funny is that after 2 years there is still debate about electricity supply in Malta.

Posted by: Malta Company Formation
4 Trackbacks
May 8, 2013
2:13 pm

[...] progressivement son offre de services autour de la thématique des smart cities - jusqu’à supplanter les Veolia ou GDF-Suez dans le redéploiement du réseau de gestion de l’eau sur l’île de Malte. Dans son [...]

Posted by: Le logiciel dévore le monde… depuis les États-Unis · Omnimata
May 8, 2013
12:53 pm

[...] du livre. AirBnB s’attaque à l’hôtellerie. Uber inquiétera bientôt les taxis parisiens. IBM finira tôt ou tard par s’emparer de la gestion des grandes infrastructures urbaines. Tous ces [...]

Posted by: Deux mondes qui s’ignorent · Omnimata
June 24, 2009
9:59 am

[...] zoernert (42723) Blog Posts related to panel:- Malta- Stockholm- Rotterdam [press]- [...]

Posted by: Smarter Cities - Live Coverage [English] | A Smarter Planet
June 24, 2009
8:09 am

[...] AM zoernert – Blog Posts related to panel:- Malta- [...]

Posted by: Smarter Cities | A Smarter Planet
Post a Comment