An advanced meter is a digital device that collects energy-use information, measured in kilowatt hours, and sends that data to the utility. An advanced meter can also receive information back from the PUD. The information to and from the advanced meter is encrypted and sent through a secure wireless network. As of 2021, there were about 111 million advanced meters installed throughout the United States.Below are the types of Honeywell AMI Meters the PUD will be using:

  • Alpha 4 Residential
  • Alpha 4 Commercial Industrial

Honeywell is based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, US and their AMI meters are made at their plant location in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.