Latin America’s first meter-to-cash smart meter system installed in Guayaquil Ecuador

Posted on December 23, 2011 • Filed under: Business, Ecuador, Enviromental Issues

Itron has announced that Electrica de Guayaquil, a state-owned electric utility in Guayaquil, Ecuador, has wrapped up the installation of Latin America’s first meter-to-cash smart meter system, which uses Itron technology.
Smart grid, smart grid deployment, smart meters, global business, ItronThe communications system collects meter data and feeds it to Itron’s meter data management system, which was installed by the utility, via a two-way wireless communications network. The implementation means the utility can reduce and manage energy losses with more precise tamper-proof meters containing accurate measurement and sensing capabilities for Guayaquil’s commercial and industrial customers. Read Article

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