The benefits of automated meter reading include:

  • Accuracy and transparency with regards to meter readings.
  • The prevention of onsite damage and fraud caused by physical meter reading.
  • The prevention of infringement and crime.
  • A reliable data infrastructure for the implementation of progressive pricing.
  • The reduction of loss and power leakage.
  • Increased efficiency, and effectiveness, with regards to development planning, and maintenance.
  • The provision of support to credit controllers via the ease of remote switching.
  • Increased consumer awareness of energy usage.