Proposal for Low Cost GSM Based Electric Meter for Efficient and Automated Meter Reading for Developing Countries
Intelligent choice between energy technologies plays a vital role in energy planning and efficient electricity management. Scare resources, lack of expertise and shortage of capital are the major hurdle for developing countries opting cutting edge technologies. Cheap and outdated billing system is prone to error and source of corruption. The purpose of this paper is to introduce improvement in currently installed metering system in developing countries specifically in Pakistan. Electromechanical meter is the most common way to measure energy consumption in developing counties.