Who owns intelliHUB?
The intelliHUB business is a joint venture between private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners and smart meter company Landis+Gyr. Pacific Equity Partners managing director Cameron Blanks said the acquisition was the first for PEP’s Secure Assets Fund, which is focused on infrastructure investments.
What are the benefits of smart metering?
8 ways you could benefit from a smart meter
- You will get accurate bills.
- You can see your usage.
- No more meter readings.
- See your credit.
- Top up more easily.
- Accessing your meter is no longer a chore.
- Switch between prepay and credit.
- Help shape country’s infrastructure.
How do I boost my smart meter water heater?
The electricity used to reheat your water may be charged at peak rate. To boost your hot water, press and hold the Scroll button for five seconds until the SW1 and Boost icons display. You can operate this function regardless of what register is showing on the display panel.
How do I get a smart meter origin?
We’ll arrange to install your meter either:
- by a date that we agree on – just give us a call on 1300 132 480 so we can chat through this with you, or.
- within 15 full business days from the date we receive the completed application from you.
What are the pros and cons of a smart meter?
Summary: Smart meter advantages and disadvantages
|No need to manually submit readings||If you have SMETS 1, it may lose smart functionality after you switch|
|Easy to monitor your energy usage and spending using in-home display||In-Home Display may be inaccurate|
Can smart meters give false readings?
One study by scientists at the Dutch University of Twente found that smart meters can provide electricity readings that are up to six times higher than actual levels. The electricity being consumed has an erratic waveform and many of the meters tested were unable to process this, which caused the inaccurate results.
How long does hot water boost last?
For instance, with an E7 system, the boost setting would heat water for about 60 minutes, and it would warm about 10% of the water in the cylinder, giving you enough for a standard shower before the water would run cold once more.
Can I switch off my smart meter?
If you really don’t want your smart meter to be smart, you can switch to a supplier who doesn’t support your model of smart meter and it will go dumb – with no need to have the meter physically removed.
What does the WH mean on a smart meter?
Hot water boost – if you have this function. If you have off-peak water heating and run out of hot water, the meter supports a boost facility which heats your water once.
How do you read a Landis and Gyr smart meter?
To read your Landis and Gyr electricity meter, press ‘B’ to light the screen up. You should be given the option for a meter boost – press ‘A’ to select ‘No’, and then you should be able to see your electricity reading.
How much does a smart meter cost origin?
The fee is $60.50 (incl GST) for ACT, NSW, QLD, SA and VIC customers. If you’re an electricity customer on our market Agreement Terms, please read the FAQs below. Why is Origin charging this fee?