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McMinnville Awards Contract to Nexgrid for Smart Grid InfrastructureNexgrid, a leading provider of advanced metering and smart grid infrastructure based on open standards, today announced that it has entered into a contract with McMinnville Electric Systems (MES) to provide smart grid infrastructure to its commercial and
5/13/2011 - Nexgrid, a leading provider of advanced metering and smart grid infrastructure based on open standards, today announced that it has entered into a contract with McMinnville Electric Systems (MES) to provide smart grid infrastructure to its commercial and industrial customers.
MES has conducted a pilot with Nexgrid over the last six months and decided to begin rolling the solution to its entire commercial/industrial customer base beginning this summer. The rollout will provide a web-based portal to customers to better manage, monitor, and control their power usage and will provide operational improvements and improved billing capabilities for MES. The system will provide real time outage notification, reports on over/under utilization of utility assets, real time reading capabilities, and advanced analytical capabilities for energy usage.
"McMinnville Electric Systems is in many ways on the leading edge of leveraging 21st century technologies to deliver the best experience to its customers", said John Espey, COO of Nexgrid, adding "I'm pleased that Nexgrid has been selected as MES's technology partner".
Rodney Boyd of McMinnville Electric Systems added "We have looked at numerous systems that provide similar capabilities and feel that based on what we've seen in our pilot, this is a system that provides immediate value to our customers while also allowing us to add additional capabilities and functions in the future as the needs of our customers change".
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.
For more information, visit: www.nexgrid.net.
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