Authors: Augustus Ehiremen Ibhaze; Moses Uwakmfon Akpabio; Tolulope Olusegun Akinbulire
Addresses: Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Lagos, University Road 101017, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria ' Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Covenant University, Km. 10 Idiroko Road, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria ' Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Lagos, University Road 101017, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria
Abstract: Smart metering, a subset of the smart grid architecture has evolved over the years as power system infrastructure demand efficient energy management initiative. The basic challenge of inefficient energy utilisation and energy wastage in consumer premise in an energy saving driven society has led to the development of smart metering solutions. This paper therefore provides a review on smart metering technology, its' design requirements, protocols and challenges, policy issues.
Keywords: energy policy; metering infrastructure; smart meter; internet of things; retrofit; smart grid; energy; policy.
International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy, 2020 Vol.16 No.3, pp.277 - 301
Received: 21 Aug 2017
Accepted: 21 Jan 2018
Published online: 02 Mar 2020 *