1. Token delivery service. The utility can employ any (or many) prepaid vending systems. They can be configured to send the token to OAMI, from where it will be delivered to the meter of the customer. It is a handy tool if the meter has lost communication with the customer panel. The service can be implemented for all clients as an automated service, to specific clients, or for ad-hoc token deliveries via a web interface.
2. Near real time energy audit on prepaid and credit meter consumption.
3. Meter reading delivery into billing system.
4. Automated billing. The utility can implement automated billing on its existing billing system to act on the events triggered by the meter reading delivery subsystem.
5. Pre-paid or post paid. The utility can offer the option to any client with a smart meter to operate on prepaid or post paid. The credit register of the meter is updated with an integration with the billing system. This makes time-of-use tariffs possible on prepaid customers.
6. Load management. The utility can implement load management with switchable tariffs, or directly on load switches via credit registers. Customers are encourage to implement demand side management with installed devices that acts on utility tariff switching.
7. Prepaid water. The utility can link water accounts are linked to the electricity accounts of customers. The utility can set the credit register of the meter.