Middle Tennessee EMC Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Metering, Load Management
ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2013
ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Middle Tennessee Electric Membership
Cooperative (MTEMC), the sixth largest cooperative in the nation, has selected
Landis+Gyr's Gridstream^® solution for its advanced metering and load
The utility will deploy the Gridstream RF network, along with E-350 FOCUS
AX-SD meters, to enable a variety of advanced metering and load management
applications, including dynamic load control and voltage management.
"Our goal with this project is to improve efficiency across the utility and
reduce peak power costs in a way that benefits our members and improves our
customer service," said Tom Suggs, Vice President of Engineering at MTEMC.
"Our members will experience these benefits as we continue to deliver on our
mission of providing reliable, affordable, safe electricity and outstanding
The Gridstream solution provides connectivity with meters and intelligent
devices combined with the applications and data services needed to effectively
manage distribution networks. Gridstream works with advanced load management
tools that include consumer engagement through variable pricing programs,
virtual peaking plant software to monitor and confirm load shedding, and
dynamic voltage management for peak voltage reduction and power quality
"Load management is an important part of the business case for advanced
metering and grid management technology. Gridstream presents a fully
integrated solution for utilities looking to reduce peak load, improve system
reliability and improve customer service," said Gary High, Senior Vice
President of Sales at Landis+Gyr.
Middle Tennessee Electric, one of the nation's largest electric distribution
cooperatives, serves approximately 190,000 members in Williamson, Rutherford,
Wilson and Cannon counties in central Tennessee.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management
products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver
true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the
broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering
industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With
annualized sales of more than US$1.6 billion, Landis+Gyr, an independent
growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and 40% owned by the
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, operates in 30 countries across five
continents, and employs 5,200 people with the sole mission of helping the
world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.
Contact: Dan Jacobson, Landis+Gyr, 218-562-5195, firstname.lastname@example.org
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