Silver Spring Networks Showcases Oklahoma Gas & Electric's Successful SmartHours Demand Response Initiative

  Silver Spring Networks Showcases Oklahoma Gas & Electric's Successful
  SmartHours Demand Response Initiative

   OG&E Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates and
  Recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for its Innovative SmartHours

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- January 15, 2013

Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider
for smart energy networks, today congratulated Oklahoma Gas & Electric (OG&E)
on the success of its innovative SmartHours demand response (DR) initiative
and announced it has extended its relationship with OG&E as the company
continues to promote the program throughout its service territory. OG&E’s
Positive Energy Smart Grid program, which uses Silver Spring’s standards-based
Smart Energy Platform, includes the industry-pioneering SmartHours DR
initiative. SmartHours includes technologies such as Silver Spring’s
CustomerIQ™ consumer engagement solution to empower its customers to shift
energy consumption, save money and reduce peak demand.

The SmartHours program contains dynamic pricing and Silver Spring’s innovative
end-to-end price response solution to encourage customers to shift their
energy use to off-peak hours. The first demand response program in the world
to take advantage of the smart grid, the OG&E initiative is successfully
reducing peak demand and saving consumers money today, all while boosting
customer satisfaction. Since opening the program to all its customers, OG&E
has enrolled more than 44,000 users, has helped program participants save an
average of $191 each, and delivered more than 67 megawatts of load reduction
in 2012. OG&E also has been recognized by organizations such as J.D. Power and
Associates and the U.S. Department of Energy for its innovative efforts to
empower consumers and save energy.

“Silver Spring congratulates Oklahoma Gas and Electric on its continued
dedication to superior customer service and its deployment of solutions that
enable greater energy savings and consumer choice and control,” said Matt
Smith, Head of Demand Side Management, Silver Spring Networks. “We are proud
to be the solution provider for OG&E’s pioneering, smart grid-based demand
response and consumer empowerment programs. The positive customer feedback,
cost savings and energy conservation realized is a true testament to OG&E’s
groundbreaking SmartHours program.”

“OG&E has always prioritized customer choice in designing our energy
programs,” said Ken Grant, Managing Director Customer Solutions, OG&E. “We
believe that educating and empowering our customers to expand their role in
energy savings has been vital to our program’s success. Silver Spring’s
innovative technology has helped us achieve these goals.”

Silver Spring’s price response solution enables the OG&E SmartHours program
with technologies such as networking infrastructure, back office software,
advanced metering for time-of-use billing, programmable communicating
thermostats, project management, and device installation, along with Silver
Spring’s award-winning CustomerIQ solution. This innovative customer
engagement solution enables utilities to deploy dynamic rates along with tools
that allow customers to shift usage out of peak times. Consumers can also view
their detailed energy-usage and estimated bill information in CustomerIQ,
enabling them to shift or lower their energy usage, save money, and reduce
their environmental impact.

To learn more about how Silver Spring is partnering with Oklahoma Gas &
Electric to deliver innovative smart energy services please visit

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About Silver Spring Networks

Silver Spring Networks isaleadingnetworking 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
throughoutthe worldwith 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 includingBaltimore 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


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