Orlando, Fla., January 28, 2010 — Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative picked Siemens Energy to deliver eMeter Corp.’s EnergyIP meter data management system software and Energy Engage consumer Web portal for its smart grid project.
Siemens is the global sales and delivery channel for EnergyIP and also manages installation, configuration and first-line support.
During the initial definition stage of its sustainable grid strategy, Bluebonnet determined that Siemens Energy’s utility industry experience and smart grid expertise were critical for this project.
Bluebonnet recognized its investment in an advanced meter data management system that provides long-term value because of EnergyIP’s open, flexible integration platform that will enable future smart grid applications.
Bluebonnet envisions that the existing and future capability of the meter data management system will enable advanced smart grid features, such as time-of-use billing, electric system diagnostics and alerts, remote meter connect/disconnect, pre-pay billing, demand response and a two-way, real-time interface between members and the cooperative via Web and/or in-home displays.
Siemens Energy will provide application configuration and system integration necessary to bring all of the smart grid functionality to life.
The Siemens Energy Sector is a supplier of a complete spectrum of products, services and solutions for the generation, transmission and distribution of power and for the extraction, conversion and transport of oil and gas.
eMeter provides software that enables electric, gas and water utilities to realize the full benefits of smart grid. Leading utilities worldwide depend on eMeter Smart Grid Management software to reduce operational costs, improve customer service, and drive energy efficiency.