Itron Acquires Silver Spring Networks

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Pacific Gas and
Electric Company

Reliable And Unified Smart Grid in California


Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), serving customers in northern and central California, partnered with Silver Spring Networks to implement multiple smart grid projects. To upgrade more than five million electrical customers, PG&E has deployed Silver Spring’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) for its SmartMeter™ program. Silver Spring’s standards-based networking products, software and services have empowered PG&E to achieve its vision of a smarter energy network through cleaner, more affordable and more reliable energy services delivered on a unified grid.

Silver Spring’s standards-based IPv6 platform delivers the foundation for PG&E’s SmartMeter™ program, enabling us to create a comprehensive and open smart grid ecosystem with fully integrated and interoperable intelligent devices. Whether through smart meters or in-home networking applications, our goal is to leverage smart grid technologies to serve our customers better with enhanced choice and control.