This research, ‘Innovations in Smart Metering Enabling Grid Modernization’ focuses on the emerging innovations and the latest developments in the smart metering industry including Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), meter data management systems (MDMS), sensor ecosystem, networks and communications, systems integration, and digital engagement platforms.  In addition, recent industry trends and market dynamics, government-level initiatives supporting research & development activities, key challenges in the global smart metering value chain along with potential strategic and operational growth opportunities have also been analyzed.