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Itron (ITRI) Begins Deployment Of 4 Million Smart Meters For So Co Edison

Itron (ITRI) has begun a 3 year deployment of 4 million OpenWay smart meter systems for So Co Edison’s residential and small commercial customers.

Senior VP of SCE, Lynda Ziegler, said, “These new digital, secure, two-way communicating meters will measure electricity usage up-to-the minute and, when fully implemented, will enable customers to track how much they use, and how much it costs them. As part of its Edison SmartConnect(TM) program, SCE plans to offer customers … Read the rest

Itron (ITRI) To Deploy Water & Electrical Smart Meters For Glendale Water & Power

Along with its earnings report today which beat expectations, Itron (ITRI) has announced a contract with California’s Glendale Water & Power to provide them with smart metering technology for both its water and electricity operations.  No word on the financials but Glendale serves 120K customers.  Itron’s OpenWay advanced metering system provides a two way communication between the meter and the utility, providing for data collection, use limitations, outage detection, remote metering and home networking … Read the rest

Itron (ITRI) & Digi International (DGII) to Develop Smart Grid Apps

Earlier today, Itron (ITRI) announced a partnership with Tendril in an attempt to rule the smart grid world.  Now the company is announcing a collaboration with Digi International (DGII) to enable utilities to remotely monitor and control automation devices utilizing Itron’s OpenWay advanced metering infrastructure network in conjunction with Digi’s ConnectPort gateway. 

“Digi complements OpenWay by bridging common technology standards toward the advancement of Smart Grid adoption,” said Russ Vanos, Itron vice president of marketing. … Read the rest

Itron (ITRI) & Tendril Partner on Smart Grid Expansion

Two leading players in the smart grid industry, Tendril and Itron (ITRI) have announced a partnership that will extend the reach of the Tendril Residential Energy Ecosystem (TREE) and provide seamless integratoin over Intron’s OpenWay.  Tendril will tap into Itron’s experienced sales force which will resell the TREE energy management system to utilities and energy retailers nationwide. 

“Smart metering deployments continue to advance in size and scope,” said Russ Vanos, vice president of marketing, Itron. … Read the rest