Mitsubishi Electric Corp. is collaborating with Echelon Corp. to enhance business related to smart meters. Mitsubishi Electric will integrate Echelon’s Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP) into its lineup of smart meter products, which are designed for international markets.
Mitsubishi Electric’s new smart meters will incorporate grid-sensing and communication technologies based on Echelon’s OGSP and its networked energy services software as well as Mitsubishi Electric’s sensing and metering technologies.
The products will be manufactured at Mitsubishi Electric Automation (Thailand) Co. Ltd. in Bangkok, Thailand and PT. Melcoinda in Bogor, Indonesia, both international subsidiaries of Mitsubishi Electric.