11 million Smart Gas Meters using the 169MHz frequency
GRDF is the largest Distribution system operartors (DSO) in Europe operating a 198 000 km long network. the company has innovated in its market by using the 169MHz frequency, which is unique in the world regarding the gas sector.
GRDF has developped an expertise in monitoring radio network while launching a gas smart meter system. One of the company's main goal is to develop and roll-out gas smart meters to its 11 millions consumers nation-wide.
Real conditions experiments has shown Wize technology is the most efficient wireless smart metering solution
Four experimentations were lead with all the stakeholders to determine the technical aspects and features expected. The French DSO developped a simple, robuqst and reliable gas smart meter.
Since May 2017,GRDF started the roll-out of its gas smart metering all over the France. The technology will expand until 2022 with the deployment of 11 million meters and 15 000 gateways.
What are the goals of GRDF's smart metering projects ?
What does the new gas smart meter offer to its consumers ?
For consumers, the new smart meter offers useful information such as daily consumption, consumption alarms and comparison system. For local governments and real estate owners, it provides access to aggregated and anonymous data at the district or collective housing building level.