Agnitio has signed MOU with a leading utility provider for Smart City project

June 2013, New Delhi

Agnitio Technologies, the leading supplier of advanced energy metering products and solutions – recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to commission  smart electricity meters and data concentrators for a leading utility operator, deploying Agnitio's highly integrated power line communication (PLC) solutions.

The utility provider is engaged in bulk power transmission and also instrumental in providing efficient, reliable and smooth grid operation and management in the country. They are working towards the development of Smart City, for which a pilot project is being implemented phase wise. This will include Smart Distribution (Advance Metering Infrastructure, Outage, Peak Load and Power Quality Management, electric Vehicles and Energy Storage), Smart Generation (Renewable and micro grid), Smart Transmission (Integration of Renewable Energy Sources, Synchrophasor Technology), and Smart Public Services. Through this agreement, the provider will leverage the in-depth expertise of Agnitio's smart metering technologies to accelerate the development and faster roll-out of smart metering solutions for their Smart City Project.

 

The partnership will prove to be beneficial in worldwide markets, driven by cost-effective PLC technology. In this demanding environment, the collective efforts by both companies would lead to synergistic advancements and will ultimately help them in meeting energy and environmental policy goals. The partnership will jointly promote products with lower system costs and sensitivity to meet smart meter requirements.