In the Canadian province of British Colombia, Pacific Northern Gas has selected Itron to modernise its natural gas distribution system.
The utility will deploy Itron’s automated meter reading solution to improve operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.
The project will help improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of natural gas delivery to its 22,000 natural gas customers. The solution will streamline Pacific Northern Gas’ meter reading and improve operational efficiency with the ability to remotely read usage data. The solution will include 500G Encoder Receiver Transmitters.
Dominic Feenan, director of operations and customer care at Pacific Northern Gas, said: “PNG(NE)’s goal is to fulfil the energy needs of our customers in the safest, most reliable and most efficient manner.
“By deploying Itron’s AMR solution, we will be able to continue to meet this goal, while improving customer satisfaction and employee safety.”
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John Marcolini, senior vice president of Networked Solutions at Itron, adds: “With decades of experience in bringing safety, efficiency and innovation to natural gas utilities, Itron is a proven provider of natural gas solutions.
“We look forward to collaborating with PNG(NE) to deliver new value and better serve the utility’s energy consumers with our AMR solution.”