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.