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Jim Devlin Joins Nexgrid Board of Directors

Electronics Industry Leader Joins Nexgrid Board

6/28/2011 - Nexgrid, the leading provider of standards-based smart grid solutions, today announced that Jim Devlin, SVP of Sales for Advanced Innovations, has joined its board of directors. Devlin brings deep experience in Automated Metering Infrastructure, Smart Grid, and electronics manufacturing to Nexgrid’s talented Board of Directors.

Mr. Devlin has worked as a senior executive for over 30 years with extensive international experience in both operational and strategic business development roles. Devlin worked for Invensys, an $11 billion automation and controls company, where he worked closely with building AMI and smart grid solutions. Among other roles while with Invensys, he served as President, Invensys Home Controls. He will assist Nexgrid in further developing and implementing its strategic and operational plans.

Costa Apostolakis, founder and CEO of Nexgrid said, "Jim Devlin has been involved with many of the most successful AMI companies in the industry. ” Apostolakis added, “Jim additionally brings with him strong operational knowledge in terms of electronics manufacturing , global sales, and fast growth companies. I am very pleased that he accepted our offer to join the board and I look forward to working with him.”

About Nexgrid

Nexgrid, LLC is a US based company that provides an end-to-end solution for wireless smart grid and advanced metering.  Nexgrid's products provide utility companies and consumers the ability to manage and monitor their smart grid and smart home networks.  Nexgrid's solutions  utilize high speed, 100% standards-based communications providing real-time data that enables energy management and utility operations.  In addition to advanced metering of electric, water and gas, Nexgrid manufactures load control devices, capacitor bank controllers, thermostats and street light control hardware.  Lastly, their ecoOne enterprise software provides meter data, network, load control, street light, outage and customer portal management all in one easy to use platform.

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