Digital electricity meter Siconia™ SMARTY BZ is approved

Hamburg, 20th May 2019

The smart electricity meter SiconiaTM SMARTY BZ, developed by Sagemcom Dr. Neuhaus, receives European MID certification. The meter is now available for German smart metering market.

The approval of the digital three-phase meter was preceded by an extensive multi-stage test procedure. In the type examination according to Module B, it has been proven that the SiconiaTM SMARTY BZ respectively its LMN interface fulfils the PTB requirements 50.8 for measurement and calibration. With Module D for Sagemcom's own production facility, the second approval stage was successfully completed, so that the new smart meter can now be put on the market.

The SiconiaTM SMARTY BZ offers an innovative electricity meter to the German energy market. Sagemcom’s comprehensive smart metering know-how in development, production and delivery has been intensively incorporated into the SiconiaTM SMARTY BZ meter. Energy companies, grid operators, metering companies and municipal utilities will benefit from this.

In its construction as a 3-point meter, the SiconiaTM SMARTY BZ is a legally compliant modern metering device (mME) for the German market and was developed on the basis of the current FNN specifications for digital electricity meters. The SiconiaTMSMARTY BZ is available in the following product types: single-directional meter with backstop and bi-directional meter – each in 60A and 100A versions. The device configuration offers the customer the option of additionally activating the readout of RLM metering values, as well as the grid function, which provides information relevant for the network operation.

The certified meter from Sagemcom Dr. Neuhaus is suitable for the smart meter rollout in Germany. In combination with a smart meter gateway, the smart meter forms the so-called smart metering system (iMSys). As a solution provider for the entire iMSys, customers can purchase the digital electricity meter pre-assembled with a SiconiaTM SMARTY IQ gateway.