|[January 29, 2013]
Silver Spring Networks Introduces Next-Generation Smart Grid Solutions Atop One Network Platform
SAN DIEGO --(Business Wire)--
DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition - Today at the utility
industry's leading smart grid conference and exposition, Silver Spring
Networks extended its Smart Energy Platform with new Demand Side
Management and Distribution Automation solutions, and expanded the
tools, services and membership of its broad partner ecosystem. Silver
Spring, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart
energy networks, has connected more than 13 million homes and businesses
worldwide with its IPv6 networking platform. Silver Spring is now
extending its high-performance IPv6 networking platform to establish a
communications and monitoring foundation for a variety of Smart City
solutions as more devices become connected to the Everything Network™.
"Silver Spring's open IPv6 networking platform enables utilities to
unlock more value from their smart grid investments through the rapid
deployment of many next-generation applications such as high-precision
Demand Response, transformer monitoring, automated analytics and more,"
said Scott Lang, Chairman, President & CEO, Silver Spring Networks.
"Building on our heritage of successfully designing, deploying and
operating massive-scale outdoor networks, we are also seeing new and
exciting Smart City applications such as intelligent street lighting as
we pave the way on the road to the Everything Network."
Key highlights of Silver Spring's news at DistribuTech 2013 include:
End-to-End DSM (News - Alert) Portfolio
Today Silver Spring expanded its Demand Side Management (DSM) portfolio
with the introduction of the new UtilityIQ™ Demand Optimizer solution,
an innovative Demand Response Management System that helps utilities
manage peak load, implement real-time demand response initiatives, and
optimize load across all DR programs and customer segments. Silver
Spring's end-to-end DSM portfolio helps utilities who are increasingly
looking to DSM programs and technologies to increase customer
satisfaction, meet more stringent regulatory requirements, reduce peak
consumption, manage new sources of demand and generation, and improve
their bottom lines. To read today's complete announcement visit www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/demandoptimizer.
Advanced Distribution Automation Solutions
Today Silver Spring further extended its Distribution Automation (DA)
portfolio by unveiling a new Transformer Monitoring solution proiding
utilities real-time visibility into the performance of their
distribution and substation transformers. Real-time transformer-level
monitoring of temperature, current, and voltage enables utilities to
pinpoint problem spots on the grid, proactively minimizing outages, and
identify both technical and non-technical losses, improving energy
efficiency. Utilities deploying DA solutions atop a standards-based
network that also supports advanced metering (AMI) and other smart grid
initiatives benefit from significant capital and operational savings.
Silver Spring's DA offerings also include advanced fault location grid
sensors, secure IPv6-based bridges, a turn-key Conservation Voltage
Reduction (CVR) solution, a power monitoring application, and network
automation software. To read today's complete announcement visit www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/transformermonitoring.
Expanding Silver Spring's Broad Open Ecosystem
Today Silver Spring announced that it is delivering new tools and
services to speed integration testing for partners and it is welcoming
many new members to the global Silver Spring Partner Program. Silver
Spring's open standards leadership provides customers extensive choice
and has enabled utilities of all sizes and across all geographies to
deploy the widest array of smart grid applications atop a common
platform. Silver Spring and more than 30 of its partners are showcasing
their innovations at DistribuTECH 2013. To read today's complete
announcement visit www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/partnergrowth.
Intelligent Streetlights: Smart City Solutions for the 'Everything
Silver Spring recently announced a strategic partnership with
Streetlight.Vision, the leader in streetlight control and monitoring
software, to deliver a Smart City solution enabling operators to more
efficiently and reliably operate their lighting networks while creating
a city-wide IPv6-based communications and monitoring network for any
other city equipment, including traffic light control, parking meters,
environmental sensors, and the broader range of Smart City
infrastructure. Silver Spring's proven IPv6 networking platform and
extensive experience designing and operating massive-scale outdoor
networks under the most demanding conditions position it well to expand
support for a variety of Smart City applications. Silver Spring and
Streetlight.Vision have already demonstrated the efficacy of the
solutions in the field and are targeting lighting operators globally who
are looking to more effectively manage their public lighting
infrastructure and reduce streetlight energy consumption. To read the
complete announcement visit www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/streetlights.
To learn more about these next-generation technologies and more visit
Silver Spring at DistribuTECH 2013 at Booth # 1412, Exhibit Hall G.
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About Silver Spring Networks
Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions
provider for smart energy networks. With its pioneering IPv6 networking
platform, Silver Spring has connected more than 13 million homes and
businesses throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater
energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring's innovative products
enable utilities to gain efficiencies, integrate renewable energy
sources, and empower customers to monitor and manage energy consumption.
Silver Spring Networks is used by major utilities around the globe
including Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth
Edison, CPFL Energia, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks
Limited, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Pepco
Holdings, Inc. among others. For more information please visit www.silverspringnet.com.
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