Silver Spring Networks joins eMeter interoperability program

San Mateo, CA, Oct. 22, 2008 — eMeter, a clean energy technology company, announced that Silver Spring Networks, a provider of smart grid technology solutions, has joined its IntegratedMDM Program.

“The purpose of eMeter’s IntegratedMDM Program is to foster closer cooperation and interoperability between eMeter’s EnergyIP… and leading AMI technologies,” said Larsh Johnson, eMeter CTO. “With the capabilities of AMI systems evolving so rapidly, this program is designed to provide utilities with assurance that if they select a participating AMI technology, the technology will operate with the EnergyIP MDMS now and in the future.”

The program formalizes the working relationship that eMeter has with Silver Spring Networks. Under the program, each company independently agrees to cooperate in the integration of their smart grid technology with the EnergyIP software. The eMeter IntegratedMDM program consists of the following elements:

1) Interoperability. Enabling eMeter’s MDM to interoperate with the participating advanced metering technologies.
2) Independence of MDM and metering systems. Creating open, independent MDM that allows utilities to select from multiple offerings now and in the future.
3) Integration planning. On-going development cooperation and release planning between eMeter and the AMI companies covering existing and future functionality.

Silver Spring Networks joins Current Technologies, EDMI, Eka Systems, Elster, Landis+Gyr, Sensus and Trilliant as the newest member of the IntegratedMDM program. eMeter developed EnergyIP specifically to support the installation, operation, and management of AMI systems and meter data.

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