Silver Spring Networks launches Smart Metering-as-a-Service
Silver Spring Networks are partnering with New Zealand based metering service provider Metrix to provide smart metering as a service to retail energy providers.
First to deploy the service with be Counties Power who will deploy the the service to their 37,000 customers. Metrix General Manager Tim O’Halloran said of the new offering that, “Silver Spring’s Gen4 technology is a proven platform and enables our retail customers to deliver comprehensive energy information to consumers so they can better understand their usage and, in turn, control their bills.”
It’s hoped that the platform will improve the reliability and performance of the network and allow faster detection of outages and be able to deliver a better service to their customers. It’s hoped that each customer will have than chance to take greater control of their electricity consumption and billing.