Design of Real-time Electricity Prices and Wireless Communication Smart Meter


Under the background of smart grid’s real-time electricity prices theory, a real-time electricity prices and wireless communication smart meter was designed. The metering chip collects power consumption information. The real-time clock chip records current time. The communication between smart meter and system master station is achieved by the wireless communication module. The freescale micro controller unit displays power consumption information on screen. And the meter feedbacks the power consumption information to the system master station with time-scale and real-time electricity prices. It results that the information exchange between users and suppers can be realized by the smart meter. It fully reflects the demanding for communication of smart grid.

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H. Xie, P. Huang, Y. Li, L. Zhao and F. Wang, "Design of Real-time Electricity Prices and Wireless Communication Smart Meter," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 1357-1361. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B257.

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