Keeping up with smart grid companies: new projects and developments



This week’s roundup of smart grid wins covers project and partnership expansions to water distribution, a Solutions as a Service technology implementation, demand response and more.



Smart grid platform company Trilliant announced expansions of its smart grid projects with Southeast Asian utilities Tenaga Nasional Berhad in Malaysia, Manila Electric Company in the Philippines and Provincial Electricity Authority in Thailand. Read more >>


The City of Bismarck, North Dakota’s water department has selected Itron to help modernize its water distribution system and will manage the system using the Itron network deployed by Montana-Dakota Utilities Company, provider of electric and natural gas service to parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Read more >>


To meet the on-demand requirements of consumers, GE’s Digital Energy business and the city of Aberdeen, Mississippi, announced plans to implement GE’s Solutions as a Service (SaaS) technology. SaaS is a cloud-based, fee-for-service grid management system that enables small- and mid-market utilities like the City of Aberdeen to build modern and interconnected grids. Read more >>


Silver Spring Networks has expanded its relationship with EDMI Ltd., a global smart meter solution provider, to offer smart city and smart energy solutions in several new regions. Following the successful first phase of deployment with the Singapore Power Group, Silver Spring and EDMI will offer their integrated solutions in Australia and New Zealand, Europe and Southeast Asia. Silver Spring will also leverage EDMI devices as control nodes to help manage and monitor intelligent street lights as part of its Smart City Solution. Read more >>