|[December 20, 2012]
Silver Spring Networks Expands Smart Energy Platform to Support Commercial and Industrial Natural Gas Customers
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions
provider for smart energy networks, today announced it is expanding the
capabilities of its Smart Energy Platform to support commercial
and industrial natural gas users. The new Silver Spring Commercial and
Industrial Gas IMU™ (Interface Management Unit) supports a broad array
of C&I natural gas endpoint devices and is specifically designed for the
needs of C&I customers. Silver Spring is also offering a new version of
its existing Residential Gas IMU solution to support additional
communications options and more cost-effective alternatives.
"Silver Spring's IPv6 networking platform connects more than 13 million
homes and businesses worldwide, so it's a natural step for us to extend
support to C&I natural gas customers and to broaden the communications
options for residential gas users," said C.J. Boguszewski, Head of AMI
Solutions, Silver Spring Networks. "We are now delivering fully
encrypted two-way communications for natural gas systems, helping
utilities unlock more value from their smart grid investments and
deliver more advanced energy services to all of their customers."
With fully encrypted and secure two-way communicatins, Silver Spring's
Gas IMU solutions enable automated real-time alerts on system status,
leak monitoring, meter tampering and other critical events, cutting
utility labor costs and ensuring system reliability. Based on open
standards, the Silver Spring Gas IMU solutions seamlessly integrate with
utilities' wider smart grid modernization efforts.
For more information on the new Silver Spring Commercial and Industrial
Gas IMU and enhanced Residential Gas IMU please visit www.silverspringnet.com/products/gas.
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About Silver Spring Networks
Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions
provider for smart energy networks. With its pioneering IPv6 networking
platform, Silver Spring has connected more than 13 million homes and
businesses throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater
energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring's innovative products
enable utilities to gain efficiencies, integrate renewable energy
sources, and empower customers to monitor and manage energy consumption.
Silver Spring Networks is used by major utilities around the globe
including Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth
Edison, CPFL Energia, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks
Limited, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco
Holdings, Inc. and United Energy among others. For more
information please visit www.silverspringnet.com.
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