White paper

Study Affirms Smart Meter Benefits

A new white paper concludes that the benefits to customers and utilities for investing in smart meters’ advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and associated energy management technologies will outweigh the costs. The Costs and Benefits of Smart Meters for Residential Customers, which was prepared by the Institute for Electric Efficiency (IEE), the Brattle Group, and To the Point, identifies three benefit categories: operational, customer, and societal.