Located in Ontario, Canada, Guelph Hydro partnered with Silver Spring Networks to deploy both advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and distribution automation (DA) to modernize its energy network. By using Silver Spring’s standards-based communications infrastructure for both smart grid applications, the utility achieved significant operational savings. In addition to meeting all government energy mandates and improving network reliability, the standards-based Silver Spring IPv6 network also ensured full interoperability with Guelph Hydro’s existing devices and applications.
To create a cleaner energy future for our community, Guelph Hydro chose Silver Spring Networks’ standards-based IPv6 platform to build a more efficient, reliable and resilient energy grid. Only the Silver Spring Smart Energy Platform™ gave us the ability to support our existing back office systems and easily integrate future smart grid applications on a single unified network.
Matt Weninger, Director of Metering and Communications