The Melbourne Engineer: Are smart meters changing consumer habits?

A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne is leading large-scale field experiments to evaluate how consumers respond to smart meter technologies.

Energy economists Dr David Byrne and Dr Leslie Martin will analyse how consumers use electricity, opt for new pricing plans and switch retailers.

Billcap Chief Executive Officer and University of Melbourne Information Systems alumnus, Mr Yann Burden (pictured) said the project will have a profound impact on the electricity sector.

Follow the link to read the full article from The Melbourne Engineer – Engineering and IT News from The University of Melbourne, July 14, 2014