NRTC Partners with Silver Spring Networks to Deliver Advanced Metering
April 6, 2017
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Silver Spring Networks recently (4/5) announced that it has been selected as a solutions provider by NRTC, which represents more than 1,500 rural electric and telephone utilities and affiliates in 48 states, collectively serving approximately 20 million homes and 50 million residents.
Under the agreement, NRTC will offer Silver Spring's high-performance, multi-application Gen5 platform to its electric utility membership. The agreement will allow NRTC to offer reliable two-way advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and other future smart grid and related applications.
"We are honored to partner with NRTC to offer cooperative utilities across the U.S. our innovative technology being used by some of the world's leading utilities on five continents," said Mike Bell, President and CEO, Silver Spring Networks. "Silver Spring's open standards-based platform helps ensure that we can provide all customers - regardless of their size or service territory - the best performance and flexibility to connect meters and a wide range of advanced end-devices, while also future-proofing for any services that they may consider down the road."
NRTC has provided smart grid and AMI solutions to its members for 15 years, deploying nearly 3.5 million endpoints using a variety of solutions and technologies. NRTC provides a wealth of support for its members, including project management, network construction and management, ordering fulfillment, and technical support.
Source: Silver Spring Networks
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