Today, the state launched the Smart Meter Texas portal, a new Web site where consumers with smart meters can monitor their daily electric consumption. This portal will allow Oncor to deliver to customers in its service area the following cutting-edge smart metering capabilities:
- Around-the-clock online access to energy usage data in 15-minute intervals and daily readings through the Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant Web site.
- Communication with Home Area Network devices, such as in-home energy monitors, that are compatible with Zigbee Smart Energy Profile version 1.0.
- Opportunities for retail electric providers to interact with consumers interested in innovative services using real-time pricing signals, direct load control and enhanced prepay services through the consumers’ Home-Area Network Devices.