New Itron deal to accelerate global smart streetlight projects


Itron has signed a deal TerraGo Technologies to provide customizable field applications to utilities and smart cities.

Itron and TerraGo will integrate their solutions to help cities and utilities to optimise management of smart streetlight projects.

The two will be offering the Streetlight. Vision: Go full-lifecycle streetlight management solution which includes a suite of mobile and cloud-based applications for iOS, Android and the web.

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The solution simplifies the planning, installation and maintenance of smart streetlight projects which includes the deployment of Itron’s smart city management software Streetlight Vision solution.

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To date, Itron’s Streetlight Vision has been selected by more than 500 communities to control more than 3 million intelligent devices worldwide.

Itron and TerraGo say they will accelerate deployment times, enhance operational efficiency and reduce maintenance costs for smart streetlight projects.

Itai Dadon, director of smart cities and IoT at Itron, said: “Providing dramatic energy savings, intelligent streetlights enable cities and utilities to unlock efficiencies while building a foundation for smart city services.

“By bundling TerraGo’s solution with SLV, we can accelerate smart street lighting deployments to realize benefits faster and make the smart city network available sooner.”

“We have a successful track record of collaboration with Itron, integration with SLV and operationally-proven results with Itron customers, and we are thrilled to officially be included with Itron’s intelligent streetlighting solution,” said David Basil, president and CEO of TerraGo. “With SLV:GO, cities and utilities can dramatically enhance the return on their streetlighting investment with clear, measurable results.”

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Nicholas Nhede is an experienced energy sector writer based in Clarion Event's Cape Town office. He has been writing for Smart Energy International’s print and online media platforms since 2015, on topics including metering, smart grids, renewable energy, the Internet of Things, distributed energy resources and smart cities. Originally from Zimbabwe, Nicholas holds a diploma in Journalism and Communication Studies. Nicholas has a passion for how technology can be used to accelerate the energy transition and combat climate change.