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Silver Spring Networks Introduces Next-Generation Smart Grid Solutions Atop One Network Platform

  Silver Spring Networks Introduces Next-Generation Smart Grid Solutions Atop
  One Network Platform

Silver Spring Showcases Innovative New Applications and Expanded Ecosystem at
                   Utility Market’s Largest Smart Grid Expo

DistribuTECH 2013

Business Wire

SAN DIEGO -- January 29, 2013

DistribuTECH Conference & Exhibition – Today at the utility industry’s leading
smart grid conference and exposition, Silver Spring Networks extended its
Smart Energy Platform with new Demand Side Management and Distribution
Automation solutions, and expanded the tools, services and membership of its
broad partner ecosystem. Silver Spring, a leading networking platform and
solutions provider for smart energy networks, has connected more than 13
million homes and businesses worldwide with its IPv6 networking platform.
Silver Spring is now extending its high-performance IPv6 networking platform
to establish a communications and monitoring foundation for a variety of Smart
City solutions as more devices become connected to the Everything Network™.

“Silver Spring’s open IPv6 networking platform enables utilities to unlock
more value from their smart grid investments through the rapid deployment of
many next-generation applications such as high-precision Demand Response,
transformer monitoring, automated analytics and more,” said Scott Lang,
Chairman, President & CEO, Silver Spring Networks. “Building on our heritage
of successfully designing, deploying and operating massive-scale outdoor
networks, we are also seeing new and exciting Smart City applications such as
intelligent street lighting as we pave the way on the road to the Everything
Network.”

Key highlights of Silver Spring’s news at DistribuTech 2013 include:

End-to-End DSM Portfolio

Today Silver Spring expanded its Demand Side Management (DSM) portfolio with
the introduction of the new UtilityIQ™ Demand Optimizer solution, an
innovative Demand Response Management System that helps utilities manage peak
load, implement real-time demand response initiatives, and optimize load
across all DR programs and customer segments. Silver Spring’s end-to-end DSM
portfolio helps utilities who are increasingly looking to DSM programs and
technologies to increase customer satisfaction, meet more stringent regulatory
requirements, reduce peak consumption, manage new sources of demand and
generation, and improve their bottom lines. To read today’s complete
announcement visit www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/demandoptimizer.

Advanced Distribution Automation Solutions

Today Silver Spring further extended its Distribution Automation (DA)
portfolio by unveiling a new Transformer Monitoring solution providing
utilities real-time visibility into the performance of their distribution and
substation transformers. Real-time transformer-level monitoring of
temperature, current, and voltage enables utilities to pinpoint problem spots
on the grid, proactively minimizing outages, and identify both technical and
non-technical losses, improving energy efficiency. Utilities deploying DA
solutions atop a standards-based network that also supports advanced metering
(AMI) and other smart grid initiatives benefit from significant capital and
operational savings. Silver Spring’s DA offerings also include advanced fault
location grid sensors, secure IPv6-based bridges, a turn-key Conservation
Voltage Reduction (CVR) solution, a power monitoring application, and network
automation software. To read today’s complete announcement visit
www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/transformermonitoring.

Expanding Silver Spring’s Broad Open Ecosystem

Today Silver Spring announced that it is delivering new tools and services to
speed integration testing for partners and it is welcoming many new members to
the global Silver Spring Partner Program. Silver Spring’s open standards
leadership provides customers extensive choice and has enabled utilities of
all sizes and across all geographies to deploy the widest array of smart grid
applications atop a common platform. Silver Spring and more than 30 of its
partners are showcasing their innovations at DistribuTECH 2013. To read
today’s complete announcement visit
www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/partnergrowth.

Intelligent Streetlights: Smart City Solutions for the ‘Everything Network’

Silver Spring recently announced a strategic partnership with
Streetlight.Vision, the leader in streetlight control and monitoring software,
to deliver a Smart City solution enabling operators to more efficiently and
reliably operate their lighting networks while creating a city-wide IPv6-based
communications and monitoring network for any other city equipment, including
traffic light control, parking meters, environmental sensors, and the broader
range of Smart City infrastructure. Silver Spring’s proven IPv6 networking
platform and extensive experience designing and operating massive-scale
outdoor networks under the most demanding conditions position it well to
expand support for a variety of Smart City applications. Silver Spring and
Streetlight.Vision have already demonstrated the efficacy of the solutions in
the field and are targeting lighting operators globally who are looking to
more effectively manage their public lighting infrastructure and reduce
streetlight energy consumption. To read the complete announcement visit
www.silverspringnet.com/newsevents/streetlights.

To learn more about these next-generation technologies and more visit Silver
Spring at DistribuTECH 2013 at Booth # 1412, Exhibit Hall G.

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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,
and Pepco Holdings, Inc. among others. For more informationplease
visitwww.silverspringnet.com.

Contact:

Silver Spring Networks
Noel Hartzell, 650-298-4184
Global Communications
nhartzell@silverspringnet.com
 
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