CLP Power Hong Kong Selects Itron and Cisco Technology for Pilot Project

  CLP Power Hong Kong Selects Itron and Cisco Technology for Pilot Project

Business Wire

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. -- November 19, 2012

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;
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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

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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