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14 METERING SYSTEMS


unplugged by the selfish or unscrupulous, ignoring the potential consequences. SMART solutions are increasingly


being deployed in place of ‘Gratuity’, ‘Dumb metering’ and ‘Pre-paid card systems’. New legislation must be considered, but the prime drivers for change are the commercial and service benefits available to operators and customers.


SMART benefits SMART technology is proven to reduce business workload for marina and harbour operators, whilst providing many other benefits. Supply points will be


automatically monitored, meter readings obtained, alarms communicated, management information made available and charging automated – Prepay or Post Usage. Supply points can be secured for


authorised users only and remotely controlled. Operators are able to deliver a more assured and improved service to customers. Alerts such as ‘Socket unplugged’, ‘Power lost’,


‘Payment required’ are automatically communicated via e-mail and/or text.


SMART Technology gives the


operator the option to provide each of its customers with a 24/7 secure portal to view information regarding


their usage, socket status and to pay on-line. The customer is given greater


control, assurance and instant information. The operator has less work to do.


SMART legislation In line with the European Union and governments worldwide, the UK Government has issued a series


Specialists in Lighting and Power Service Modules


of directives: SMART meters are to be used for all new connections and wherever existing meters are replaced. It is now incumbent on all electricity suppliers that all meters for domestic customers and smaller non-domestic sites are to be SMART by 2019, larger businesses by 2015. Schedules for water and gas are to be announced. The SMART solution from


The SEM range of modules can be used in any combination


• Successful projects in many different countries • Quality and reliability of products • Skilled engineers build and install equipment • Range of tailor-made services • Individual modules or turnkey solutions


Sureline Electrical Modules Ltd Tel: +44 (0)23 8061 8833 Fax: +44 (0)23 8061 4313 Email: sales@sureline-em.co.uk Website: www.sureline-em.co.uk


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SMART services installed at Ramsgate Royal Harbour – customer keypad and service pillars supplied by Maricer and installed by Kent-based Holbrook Electrical Ltd.


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