-- Pennwell Bestows Smart Metering Project of the Year
RALEIGH, N.C. (January
29, 2013) … NV Energy
smart grid customer serving the
state of Nevada, has received a top industry award from Pennwell for Smart Metering Project
of the Year. NV Energy has deployed the Sensus
FlexNet™ communication network
and 1.3 million smart endpoints to date. The utility was
honored today at the DistribuTECH
Conference in San Diego, California. Sensus is presenting a full complement of products and
services in booth #1817 at DistribuTECH.
"We took a very measured approach with our NVEnergize
project," said Gary Smith, director of customer energy solutions. "What makes our project unique
is that it covers virtually the entire state and once complete will bring operational benefits
to our company and energy management benefits to 1.3 million customers statewide. Our partners
in this project, like Sensus, have been integral to the deployment of NVEnergize."
are pleased to see NV Energy recognized for its efforts in leveraging technology for the benefit
of its operations and its customers," said Sensus President and CEO Peter Mainz. "The building
of a smarter grid by this progressive utility is a benchmark for others in our industry."
The Sensus FlexNet multi-application, two-way wireless communications system is based on
open standards, interoperability and FCC licensed spectrum. Sensus has more than 12 million
smart endpoints deployed at more than 300 electric, gas and water utilities in North America.
Sensus is a leading utility infrastructure company offering smart meters,
communication systems, software and services for the electric, gas, and water industries. Sensus
technology helps utilities drive operational efficiency and customer engagement with applications
that include advanced meter reading, data acquisition, demand response, distribution automation,
home area networking and outdoor lighting control. Customers worldwide trust the innovation,
quality and reliability of Sensus solutions for the intelligent use and conservation of energy
and water. Learn more at www.sensus.com
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