New research dispels concerns that electromagnetic radiation emitted by wireless smart meters poses a health threat.
By Nigel Broomhall, IBM and Tim Lynskey, Arc Innovations
At 12:51 on February 22, 2011, a deadly earthquake struck the second-largest city in New Zealand. This city had a full, advanced meter infrastructure deployment that played a major role in restoring power
Arc Innovations in Christchurch is a New Zealand leader in the development, deployment and management of smart metering technology.
Arc completed the first successful scale deployment of smart meters in the southern hemisphere with its Christchurch rollout of 130,000 meters in 2006.
Arc innovations staff traded in computers for gumboots and shovels recently all in aid of a good cause.
Over two week day morning’s in July Arc offered manpower to the Ihutai Trust at the Charlesworth reserve in Ferrymead where staff planted over 700 trees and shrubs. They also put their backs in to a good lot of weeding to ensure the survival of trees planted the previous year.
Arc Innovations was the winner of two awards at the Smart Metering Australia and New Zealand Summit, 2012, defeating a strong field of international competitors.
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