Itron Total Outcomes and smart cellular solution to provide
foundation for "CenHub Insights+" program
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services
company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced
today that it has signed a contract with Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Corporation (Central Hudson), a transmission and distribution energy
company and subsidiary of Fortis, Inc. that serves approximately 300,000
electric and 79,000 natural gas customers in eight counties of New York
State's Mid-Hudson Valley. Central Hudson will utilize Itron's managed
services offering, Itron Total Outcomes, with Itron's cellular solution
to support the energy company's "CenHub Insights+" program. The program
aims to empower Central Hudson customers to make informed decisions
about their energy usage. The program is a part of the Reforming the
Energy Vision, a regulatory initiative launched by the State of New York
Public Service Commission as part of New York Governor Cuomo's
comprehensive energy strategy.
With Itron Total Outcomes, the company's experts will run, manage and
maintain Itron's OpenWay 4G LTE metering solution for Central Hudson,
simplifying the deployment of the technology while lowering the total
cost of ownership for the energy company. Itron will collect, manage and
deliver detailed energy usage information to customers participating in
the CenHub Insights+ program for presentment within CenHub MyAccount, a
secure web portal. The detailed information will help increase
customers' awareness of their energy usage encouraging them to be more
energy efficient and save money. By utilizing Itron Total Outcomes,
Central Hudson can easily and cost-effectively add new customers to the
program thanks to the "drop-in" flexibility of Itron's 4G LTE smart
metering solution for strategic deployments and opt-in customer programs.
"Working with Itron makes it simple and easy to provide value to our
customers. With Itron Total Outcomes, we can take advantage of Itron's
experienced team to manage the day-to-day operations of the smart
cellular solution for our CenHub Insights+ program. This enables us to
focus on the program and create new business value for our customers,"
said Joseph Hally, manager of energy transformation and solutions at
Central Hudson. "We look forward to providing our customers with greater
insight into their energy consumption so they can make more informed
decisions about their usage."
"Itron's goal is to make success as easy as possible for our customers.
With Itron Total Outcomes and our smart cellular solution, we are
enabling Central Hudson to easily implement its consumer engagement
program and accelerate time to value," said Bruce Douglas, senior vice
president and general manager of software and services at Itron. "Itron
is applying our experience, knowledge and solutions to help Central
Hudson and its customers be more resourceful in how they deliver and use
Itron is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to
the resourceful use of energy and water. We provide comprehensive
solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Our broad
product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy
measurement devices and control technology; communications systems;
software; as well as managed and consulting services. With thousands of
employees supporting nearly 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries,
Itron applies knowledge and technology to better manage energy and water
resources. Together, we can create a more resourceful world. Join us: www.itron.com.
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Sharelynn Moore, 509-891-3524
President, Global Marketing and Public Affairs
Source: Itron, Inc.
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