Source : Business Wire 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 11:38AM IST (6:08AM GMT)
 
(BW)(WA-ITRON/CLP-POWER/CISCO)(ITRI)
CLP Power Hong Kong Selects Itron and Cisco Technology for Pilot Project
Liberty Lake, Washington, United States

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd (CLP Power) selected Itron's smart grid solution for its 4,500 advanced meter pilot project. Under the recently signed agreement, Itron will provide a comprehensive solution that includes Itron smart meters, data collection software, meter data management software, Itron Cellular Solutions and Cisco's Connected Grid Routers (CGRs), as well as Connected Grid Network Management System (CG-NMS).

"I'm confident that the architecture from Itron and Cisco will provide a flexible platform for CLP Power's future initiatives," said Alan White, vice president of Itron Energy Group, Asia Pacific. "We're looking forward to helping CLP Power achieve its goals and vision for smart energy delivery."

The pilot system will demonstrate the full spectrum of advanced capabilities using Itron's single and three-phase meters that will be deployed under the smart grid network architecture.

"CLP Power has an outstanding record as a world-class provider of reliable power and customer service," said Lionel Chocron, general manager, Cisco Connected Energy Networks business unit. "Cisco is proud to be part of this innovative pilot and looks forward to helping them demonstrate the value of the network."

About Itron

Itron is a global technology company. We build solutions that help utilities measure, monitor and manage energy and water. Our broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement and control technology; communications systems; software; and professional services. With thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 utilities in more than 100 countries, Itron empowers utilities to responsibly and efficiently manage energy and water resources. Join us in creating a more resourceful world; start here: www.itron.com.

About Cisco

Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, is helping the energy industry modernize the electrical grid from generation to distribution to consumption - with highly secure, reliable and scalable communications solutions. The Cisco Connected Grid solutions include: Transmission and Substation, Field Area Network, Grid Security, Data Center and Grid Operations. To learn more, please visit www.cisco.com/go/utilities.

About CLP Power Hong Kong

CLP Power Hong Kong Limited ("CLP Power") is the Hong Kong utility subsidiary wholly owned by CLP Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia. CLP Power operates a vertically integrated electricity supply business in Hong Kong, and provides a highly reliable supply of electricity and excellent customer services to 5.7 million people in its supply area.

 
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