Posts Tagged ‘smart meters’

SmartSynch assembles team to bring smart meters to Michigan utility

JACKSON — SmartSynch has unveiled the team that will help provide the advanced metering system that will form the foundation of a grid and meter modernization program for Consumers Energy’s 1.8 million electric customers in Michigan. Members of the team include GE Energy, who will provide the meter hardware, and Grid Net, who will provide […] [...]

SmartSynch lands new client in Consumers Energy

by MBJ Staff Published: September 27,2011

Tags: electricity, energy, power, smart meters, utilities

JACKSON — Consumers Energy has selected Jackson-based SmartSynch to provide the advanced metering system that will form the foundation of a grid and meter modernization program for its 1.8 million electric customers in Michigan. Terms were not disclosed. Consumers Energy’s selection of SmartSynch to provide SmartMeters concluded a comprehensive process by the utility to find […] [...]

What is smart metering and is it coming to your neighborhood anytime soon?

by Becky Gillette Published: May 8,2011

Tags: electricity, Keith McInerney, power, smart grids, smart meters, utilities

Consumers can save money, utilities can reduce operation costs “Smart meters” and “smart grids” have been in the news recently particularly with federal stimulus program grants that promote the devices that provide real time monitoring of electricity usage. But while smart meters are being installed in about 1,000 state buildings in Mississippi as part of a […] [...]

Battelle selects SmartSynch technology for Ohio project

by For the MBJ Published: April 26,2011

Tags: electricity, energy, Internet, smart meters, telecommunications

JACKSON — Battelle has selected the SmartSynch GridRouter communications module to serve as the Home Energy Manager (HEM) component to compliment its Active Demand Management System (ADM). Terms were not disclosed. Battelle’s ADM enables real-time pricing and pre-programmed home energy management. The groundbreaking system will debut as a 1,000 customer pilot as part of AEP […] [...]

Missouri city to implement SmartSynch technology

by For the MBJ Published: April 8,2011

Tags: energy, smart meters, utilities

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. has been selected to provide City Utilities of Springfield, Mo., (CU) with a complete smart metering solution for participating commercial and industrial customers on its system. Terms were not disclosed. The solution will include smart meters as well as a communications platform and head-end system. Later this spring, CU will begin […] [...]

SmartSynch honored for ‘operational excellence’

by For the MBJ Published: March 20,2011

Tags: electricity, energy, manufacturing, media, smart meters, utilities

JACKSON — SmartSynch has been selected as a winner of the seventh annual PM100 Awards by Manufacturing Enterprise Communications Inc., producers of the Manufacturing Leadership Summit and publishers of Managing Automation. SmartSynch joins Chevron, Ford, General Motors, IBM and a host of other successful manufacturing companies named to the list of winners. The 2011 PM100 […] [...]

SmartSynch signs marketing agreement with CSA

by Wally Northway Published: July 30,2010

Tags: energy, energy efficiency, marketing, smart meters, utilities

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. has entered into a co-marketing agreement with Central Service Association (CSA), a member-owned utility consortium comprised of 130 members across a nine state region that includes the entire Tennessee Valley Authority service area. Formed in 1937, CSA is owned and controlled by the utilities that rely on its products and services […] [...]

SmartSynch lands milestone project with TNMP

by Wally Northway Published: June 30,2010

Tags: electricity, energy, energy efficiency, energy savings, smart meters, telecommunications

JACKSON — Texas-New Mexico Power (TNMP) has selected SmartSynch Inc.’s Residential SmartMeter for 231,000 unit point-to-point deployment to residential customers throughout the utility’s Texas market. Terms were not disclosed. This marks the first mass residential deployment of smart metering solutions that use a public wireless network as the communications backbone, according to SmartSynch. TNMP’s decision […] [...]

SmartSynch signs agreement with AuthenTec

by Wally Northway Published: April 22,2010

Tags: energy, energy conservation, smart meters, technology

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. and AuthenTec,, a leading provider of security, identity management and touch control solutions, have formed a partnership to provide an additional layer of fortification to SmartSynch’s smart grid infrastructure solutions. Terms were not disclosed. SmartSynch has selected AuthenTec’s carrier-grade network security solution, the QuickSec/IPsec toolkit, to provide standards-compliant authentication, confidentiality, and […] [...]

SmartSynch establishes GridRouter EcoSystem

by Wally Northway Published: April 7,2010

Tags: energy, energy management, smart meters

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. has unveiled the GridRouter EcoSystem, supported by a group of industry leaders and designed to establish an interoperable, IP-based communications business network for the smart grid. By joining the GridRouter EcoSystem, companies will gain access to a collaborative network of cross-vendor innovation, made possible by the SmartSynch GridRouter. The GridRouter is […] [...]

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