Table 10.6. Advanced Metering Count by Technology Type,
2007 through 2012

Year Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation Total
Automated Meter Reading (AMR)
2007 25,785,782 2,322,329 44,015 109 28,152,235
2008 36,425,943 3,529,985 77,122 13 40,033,063
2009 41,462,111 4,239,531 107,033 11 45,808,686
2010 43,913,225 4,611,877 159,315 626 48,685,043
2011 41,451,888 4,341,105 172,692 77 45,965,762
2012 43,455,437 4,691,018 185,862 125 48,330,822
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
2007 2,202,222 262,159 9,106 2 2,473,489
2008 4,190,244 444,003 12,757 12 4,647,016
2009 8,712,297 876,419 22,675 10 9,611,401
2010 18,369,908 1,904,983 59,567 67 20,334,525
2011 33,453,548 3,682,159 154,659 7 37,290,373
2012 38,524,639 4,461,350 179,159 35 43,165,183

Prior to 2010, the count was the number of customers, not number of meters.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861, "Annual Electric Power Industry Report." Form EIA-861S, "Annual Electric Power Industry Report (Short Form)."