Itron confirms leadership position, successfully delivering more than
1 million meters in first phase of smart meter deployment
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 been selected as a key supplier of 4.6 million G3
Linky smart meters for the second phase of the program, which will begin
in early 2017 and will run through 2018. Itron has also delivered 1.5
million Linky smart meters to Enedis (formerly ERDF), an electricity
distribution network operator in France, for the first phase of the
Itron has been a leading partner in the Linky program from the
beginning, including research and development efforts and the pilot
project from 2008 to 2010. Supported by the local team working in close
collaboration with Enedis, the meters are manufactured in Itron's
Chasseneuil, France facility.
"Itron's commitment to quality and enthusiastic approach to the
partnership have been key factors in all of our projects with Enedis.
Our continued involvement and leadership role in this visionary program
illustrates the confidence Enedis has in Itron and our high-quality,
high-performing smart meters as well as our ability to deliver on
schedule," said Mark de Vere White, president of Itron's electricity
business line. "Itron is proud to be a part of the Linky program and to
help Enedis realize its vision of a digital revolution with the
deployment of smart grid technology in France."
About the Linky Program
The Linky meter is the latest generation of electrical meters installed
by Enedis. It is referred to as "communicating" because it allows
information to be transmitted remotely. It will replace all electricity
meters in France by 2021 for all private households (generally from 3 to
9 kVA), businesses (generally from 18 to 36 kVA) and local authorities
(from 3 to 36 kVA).
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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