Table 10.10. Advanced Metering Count by Technology Type,
2008 through 2017

Year Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation Total
Automated Meter Reading (AMR)
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
2013 42,491,242 4,632,744 196,132 1,202 47,321,320
2014 41,830,781 4,781,167 216,459 1,252 46,829,659
2015 42,326,302 5,049,978 226,908 1,023 47,604,211
2016 41,508,261 5,074,877 223,584 971 46,807,693
2017 39,325,014 4,813,029 230,099 707 44,368,849
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
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
2013 47,321,995 5,770,067 248,515 845 53,341,422
2014 51,710,725 6,563,614 270,683 916 58,545,938
2015 57,107,785 7,324,345 310,889 813 64,743,832
2016 62,360,132 8,119,223 342,766 1,345 70,823,466
2017 69,474,626 9,060,128 365,447 1,389 78,901,590
Standard (non-AMR/AMI) Meters
2008 -- -- -- -- --
2009 -- -- -- -- --
2010 -- -- -- -- --
2011 -- -- -- -- --
2012 -- -- -- -- --
2013 32,059,522 5,104,322 244,114 132 37,408,090
2014 32,995,176 5,642,247 254,621 1,331 38,893,375
2015 32,430,105 5,744,831 290,354 432 38,465,722
2016 28,491,094 4,929,344 280,406 416 33,701,260
2017 24,351,523 4,261,918 225,949 445 28,839,835
Total Number of Meters
2008 -- -- -- -- --
2009 -- -- -- -- --
2010 -- -- -- -- --
2011 -- -- -- -- --
2012 -- -- -- -- --
2013 121,872,759 15,507,133 688,761 2,179 138,070,832
2014 126,536,682 16,987,028 741,763 3,499 144,268,972
2015 131,864,192 18,119,154 828,151 2,268 150,813,765
2016 132,359,487 18,123,444 846,756 2,732 151,332,419
2017 133,151,163 18,135,075 821,495 2,541 152,110,274

Prior to 2010, the count was the number of customers, not number of meters.
Starting in 2013 Standard (Non-AMR/AMI) meter data was collected on the EIA-861.
This data is not collected on the EIA-861S.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861, "Annual Electric Power Industry Report." Form EIA-861S, "Annual Electric Power Industry Report (Short Form)."