Greentech Lead North America: Smart metering solution
provider Itron, in partnership with C3 Energy, a provider of energy efficiency
and customer engagement management solutions for utilities, launched an
initiative to integrate and jointly market an energy management solution to
North American utilities.
The commitment will enable utilities to leverage their
Itron smart metering and meter data management technologies to provide
comprehensive energy management services to their customers, empowering them to
better manage energy usage and save money. The integrated solution will also
accelerate the utility’s time-to-value, harnessing the power of the smart grid
for consumer benefit.
Together, the companies are helping utilities deliver
significant business value to all of their customer segments as they turn data
into actionable insight.
“Itron is committed to helping our customers create
knowledge and derive greater business value from their smart grid investments,”
said Philip Mezey, Itron president and chief operations officer of Energy.
“This alliance with C3 Energy is an excellent opportunity to enable utilities
to create knowledge from smart metering, strengthening customer relationships
and benefiting both the utility and its customers.”
“With this new partnership, utilities can act on a
comprehensive vision of the smart grid,” said Ed Abbo, C3 Energy president and
chief technology officer. “Itron and C3 Energy offer an integrated solution
that helps utilities quickly get from fine-grain data collection to proven
customer value, through greater energy efficiency and improved customer