Itron’s Smart Streetlight Solution to Modernize Utility
Infrastructure and Enable Multiple Smart City Applications
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2019--
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), signed a contract with Tampa Electric Co.
(TECO) to deploy Itron’s smart street lighting solution to allow
streetlights to communicate with the utility. In coordination with the
utility’s streetlight replacement program to convert traditional
lighting infrastructure to energy-efficient LED technology, Tampa
Electric will install more than 260,000 Itron smart photocells in the
next five years.
This project will reduce field mobilization and provide immediate
detection of a light outage allowing for a prompt response to support
roadway safety and crime reduction all while benefiting the environment.
Tampa Electric will be able to remotely control streetlight fixtures
using advanced capabilities, such as dynamic dimming. With Itron’s
network, Tampa Electric also has a foundation to enable distribution
automation and smart city applications, such as air quality management
or smart parking.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Tampa Electric to update the
utility’s lighting,” said Sharelynn Moore, senior vice president of
Networked Solutions at Itron. “The utility will have a foundation to
support multiple smart utility and city applications both today and
Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely, and reliably
deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100
countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters
and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water
resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to
ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the
safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the
globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us: www.itron.com.
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