07 Mar '12, 5pm

Grid Net, Qualcomm, GE to Back 1.8M Cellular Smart Meters for Consumers Energy

Grid Net, Qualcomm, GE to Back 1.8M Cellular Smart Meters for Consumers Energy

Grid Net, the smart grid networking startup that once championed WiMAX as the communications platform of the future, has just landed its first big U.S. project to manage smart meters that connect like cellphones. Its customer is Michigan utility Consumers Energy, which is deploying 1.8 million smart meters in what could become the country’s biggest cellular-backed, residential smart meter network. SmartSynch landed the project in September and Wednesday announced a list of partners that include Grid Net, GE Energy, Qualcomm and Verizon Wireless. (Itron bought SmartSynch last month , but won’t be supplying meters to the deployment.) Grid Net, founded in 2006 by Cisco and Oracle alum Ray Bell, concentrated on WiMAX as the preferred network for the grid, using the 4G technology to link meters from investor GE in a number of good-sized deployments in Australia . But starting a...

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newelectronics.co.uk 07 Mar '12, 11am

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greentechmedia.com 07 Mar '12, 7pm

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greenbiz.com 08 Mar '12, 9pm

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greentechmedia.com 08 Mar '12, 11am

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edn.com 09 Mar '12, 9pm

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appliancemagazine.com 09 Mar '12, 5pm

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eetimes.com 05 Mar '12, 6pm

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greentechmedia.com 09 Mar '12, 7pm

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greentechmedia.com 01 Mar '12, 4pm

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#smartgrid What Is The Smart Grid?via @gbelements

greenbuildingelements.com 18 Mar '12, 1am

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eetimes.com 09 Mar '12, 1pm

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