A.Srinivas Rao, Anil kumar
Abstract: Advanced metering systems are comprised of state-of-the-art electronic/digital hardware and software, which combine interval data measurement with continuously available remote communications. These systems enable measurement of detailed, time-based information and frequent collection and transmittal of such information to various parties. AMI or Advanced Metering Infrastructure typically refers to the full measurement and collection system that includes meters at the customer site, communication networks between the customer and a service provider, such as an electric, gas, or water utility, and data reception and management systems that make the information available to the service provider. In this paper, we propose a various classes of such architectures with varying security properties and analyze them in detail.
Keywords: Advanced metering systems, Bidirectionally, Communications Infrastructure, Smart Grid, electric grid