11 Apr '11, 7pm

Itron, Cisco Win BC Hydro

After a few months of investor (and media) speculation , BC Hydro confirmed on Monday that Itron won the contract to install nearly two million OpenWay meters over the next two years as part of the its smart grid deployment. The British Columbia utility estimates that the project will save about $70 million in the first three years and more than $500 million in coming decades through improvements in operational efficiencies, energy efficiency, reduction in theft and the elimination of manual meter reading. The communications network will be provided by Cisco . The entire contract, which includes meter data management and software, is estimated at $270 million by the companies involved. The decision to go with Itron, according to BC Hydro, was due at least in part to its experience delivering to other large utilities, including Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas & El...

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