Itron announced that Versant Power, an electric transmission and distribution utility serving nearly 160,000 customers in northern and eastern Maine, will deploy Itron’s solution, including an IoT network and more than 160,000 distributed intelligence-enabled meters, to modernize its electricity grid.
Versant Power plans to initiate some project activities in 2021 and meter installations are scheduled to begin in 2022.
Versant Power will deploy Itron’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution across its service territory for data management, analytics, grid performance, increased operational efficiency and a better customer experience.
“With Itron’s solution, we will be able to continue to ensure that electricity is more acceptable, available and affordable to more people than before,” John Flynn, president of Versant Power, said.
“Itron is delivering smarter solutions to revolutionize energy services around the world by connecting critical infrastructure for enhanced visibility and control,” said John Marcolini, senior vice president of Networked Solutions at Itron.