|[November 19, 2012]
CLP Power Hong Kong Selects Itron and Cisco Technology for Pilot Project
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
(CLP Power) selected Itron's smart grid solution for its 4,500 advanced
meter pilot project. Under the recently signed agreement, Itron will
provide a comprehensive solution that includes Itron smart meters, data
collection software, meter data management software, Itron Cellular
Solutions and Cisco's (News - Alert) Connected Grid Routers (CGRs), as well as
Connected Grid Network Management System (CG-NMS).
"I'm confident that the architecture from Itron and Cisco will provide a
flexible platform for CLP Power's future initiatives," said Alan White,
vice president of Itron Energy Group, Asia Pacific. "We're looking
forward to helping CLP Power achieve its goals and vision for smart
The pilot system will demonstrate the full spectrum of advanced
capabilities using Itron's single and three-phase meters that will be
deployed under the smart grid network architecture.
"CLP Power has an outstanding record as a world-class provider of
reliable power and customer service," said Lionel Chocron, general
anager, Cisco Connected Energy Networks business unit. "Cisco is proud
to be part of this innovative pilot and looks forward to helping them
demonstrate the value of the network."
Itron is a global technology company. We build solutions that help
utilities measure, monitor and manage energy and water. Our broad
product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy
measurement and control technology; communications systems; software;
and professional services. With thousands of employees supporting nearly
8,000 utilities in more than 100 countries, Itron empowers utilities to
responsibly and efficiently manage energy and water resources. Join us
in creating a more resourceful world; start here: www.itron.com.
Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, is helping the energy
industry modernize the electrical grid from generation to distribution
to consumption - with highly secure, reliable and scalable
communications solutions. The Cisco Connected Grid solutions include:
Transmission and Substation, Field Area Network, Grid Security, Data
Center and Grid Operations. To learn more, please visit www.cisco.com/go/utilities.
About CLP Power Hong Kong
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited ("CLP Power") is the Hong Kong utility
subsidiary wholly owned by CLP Holdings Limited, a company listed on the
Hong Kong Stock Exchange and one of the largest investor-owned power
businesses in Asia. CLP Power operates a vertically integrated
electricity supply business in Hong Kong, and provides a highly reliable
supply of electricity and excellent customer services to 5.7 million
people in its supply area.
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