Hollywood couldn’t write a better script. The energy transition, having had more plot turns than can be counted, seems poised for climax thanks in no small part to a $369 billion investment from the Inflation Recovery Act (IRA). Advanced meters that support edge computing and distributed intelligence, like Landis+Gyr’s Revelo or Itron’s Riva, are more than just supporting characters. These next-generation meters are foundational. For the first time ever, energy consumers and the technology providers that serve them have access to real-time energy data that can help customers make their homes smarter and more efficient.
Why then are some regulators contemplating a pause to the story?