Landis+Gyr will present 260,000 Gridstream® Join Road Mild Controllers for lighting asset administration, and lengthen the prevailing companies settlement with the utility to offer cloud-based SaaS internet hosting for associated software program.
ATLANTA, Might 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — AEP Texas is enterprise one of many largest deployments of good lighting asset administration initiatives in North America, following an settlement with Landis+Gyr (SIX: LAND) to deploy 260,000 Gridstream® Join Road Mild Controllers related to its present superior metering infrastructure (AMI) community.
The settlement with Landis+Gyr features a five-year extension of AEP Texas’ present companies contract in addition to 400,000 electrical meters to help system progress and substitute. The utility additionally will transition all associated software program to Landis+Gyr’s cloud-based SaaS internet hosting surroundings throughout this era.
The asset management venture is underway with set up of 20,000 Road Mild Controllers anticipated this yr and the remaining controllers to be deployed by 2028.
“Including clever speaking sensors to our lighting property offers a quantity advantages for our clients, together with serving to lengthen the helpful life of those property, permitting us to reply extra shortly to failing tools, and the flexibility to measure the voltage and energy necessities at every luminaire,” stated Jerry Younger at AEP Texas. “Moreover, we can have the chance to discover different use instances for good sensors and add to the worth of our good grid community sooner or later.”
A part of the Gridstream Join portfolio of clever sensors, the Road Mild Controller, and associated Sensible Neighborhood Middle working software program, assist utilities to map and monitor lights as a grid asset. As a result of the controllers include metrology features, they can be utilized to find out mild sizing and vitality use, in addition to for distribution automation, load administration and energy high quality features.
“Road mild automation is without doubt one of the most cost-effective methods for utilities to reinforce their AMI community investments. Not solely does it enhance effectivity of lighting administration, however the intelligence within the controller additionally can be utilized to help voltage optimization, monitor energy issue, and precisely measure vitality utilization – all whereas strengthening the AMI communication community,” stated Jonathan Staab, Director of Product Administration at Landis+Gyr.
About AEP Texas
AEP Texas is a unit of American Electrical Energy, delivers electrical energy to over a million electrical meters, serving houses, companies and industries in south and west Texas. AEP Texas offers regulated vitality supply service to customers, no matter which Retail Electrical Supplier (REP) they select. The area headquarters is in Corpus Christi.
Landis+Gyr is a number one world supplier of built-in vitality administration options. We measure and analyze vitality utilization to generate empowering analytics for good grid and infrastructure administration, enabling utilities and customers to scale back vitality consumption. Our progressive and confirmed portfolio of software program, companies and clever sensor know-how is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having averted greater than 9 million tons of CO 2 in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr manages vitality higher – since 1896. With gross sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs round 7,500 gifted folks throughout 5 continents. For extra data, please go to our web site www.landisgyr.com.
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