Accenture names Control4 as partner in $30M Singapore power initiative

Sunnyvale, Calif., October 18, 2010 – Control4, a provider of IP-based home control systems, announced its involvement in a three-year, $30 million AMI pilot funded by the government of Singapore and Singapore Power.

The Intelligent Energy System pilot will launch this year in 4,500 residential, commercial and industrial locations and will continue through 2013. Singapore’s Energy Market Authority appointed Accenture to design and implement the project.

Accenture selected Control4 for its ability to provide in-home devices that enable two-way communication with the smart grid. In addition to Control4, other selected partners include ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems), Oracle, Hewlett Packard, Power Automation and Greenwave.

The pilot will be divided into two phases. The first phase, lasting through 2012, will focus on installing smart meters and communication networks with involvement from Singapore’s broadband network.

The second phase, beginning in 2012 and lasting through 2013, will concentrate on the best use of consumer power consumption.

Control4, a provider of the operating system for the smart home, delivers intelligent control over consumer electronics products, appliances and networking systems through an easy-to-use and intuitive software interface.

Founded in 2003, the company delivers affordable automation of lighting, music, video, thermostat, security, and energy management systems through more than 1,900 custom integrators, retail outlets and distributors in over 70 countries.

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