UtilityIQ™ Outage Detection System 4.4 Honored for Outstanding Innovation
Redwood City, CA, June 20, 2012 – Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, today announced that its UtilityIQ Outage Detection System (ODS) 4.4 was awarded a Smart Grid 2011 Product of the Year Award by Crossfire Media and TMC. UtilityIQ ODS is part of the Silver Spring Smart Energy Platform, which incorporates standards-based networking infrastructure, software and services to enable utilities to rapidly and cost effectively deploy a broad set of grid modernization initiatives.
“Silver Spring is honored to receive a Smart Grid Product of the Year award,” said Anil Gadre, Executive Vice President of Products, Silver Spring Networks. “The UtilityIQ application suite is an integral part of our widely adopted Smart Energy Platform, which delivers a unified platform for our customers’ Advanced Metering, Distribution Automation, and Demand Response initiatives. By providing real-time insight into the electricity grid, UtilityIQ Outage Detection System shortens outage response time from hours to minutes. It pays for itself in less than a year through efficient crew dispatch and, most importantly, improves customer satisfaction with substantially faster service restoration.”
“SmartGrid.TMCnet.com is pleased to grant a 2011 Product of the Year Award to Silver Spring Networks for their UtilityIQ Outage Detection System 4.4. Silver Spring Networks has demonstrated they are committed to quality as well as excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “We’re proud to recognize its accomplishments in the advancement of smart grid technologies.”
The UtilityIQ application suite fulfills a range of smart grid initiatives and provides network administration software for configuring, upgrading, and managing smart energy networks. UtilityIQ Outage Detection System 4.4 helps utilities identify and respond more efficiently, safely, and faster to system outages. For more information on the UtilityIQ application suite and the Silver Spring Smart Energy Platform please visit www.silverspringnet.com.
About Silver Spring Networks
Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. We have networked over 11 million homes and businesses throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Our innovative products enable utilities to gain efficiencies, integrate renewable energy sources and empower customers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks is used by major utilities around the globe including Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric and Pepco Holdings, Inc. among others. For more information please visit www.silverspringnet.com.
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