NES and Prointer ITSS partner to accelerate smart energy transition in the Balkans

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Networked Energy Services (NES) and Prointer ITSS join forces to modernise grids in the Balkans with the latest Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) technology.

NES, a global smart grid solution provider with the industry’s leading Energy Applications Platform (EAPTM), is proud to announce its partnership with Prointer ITSS. NES and Prointer ITSS will bring the latest AMI to the Balkans, leveraging the strengths of NES technology and Prointer ITSS’s delivery expertise.

NES, with its implementation of the Open Smart Grid Protocol (OSGP), has an established position as an industry leader in secure smart grid solutions. Through its OSGP implementation, NES AMI offers industry leading communications, with deployments typically exceeding 99% reliability. Resilience to noise is a key consideration in any AMI rollout. NES’s proven performance is a unique qualification for the Balkans, and an essential enabler for DSO digitization. Together with its AMI solution, NES brings proven O&M (Operations and Maintenance) solutions to help DSOs achieve the full business benefit of their infrastructure investment, and innovative threat detection solutions to augment its already industry leading cyber-security.

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Prointer ITSS is a quality-oriented partner, who will collaborate with NES in important energy projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Balkans region. By bringing proven, reliable and repeatable project execution skills to smart metering projects and applying its skills in global transformation of energy networks, Prointer ITSS, as a trusted partner of NES, will help to drive the smart energy transition in the Balkans.

“Our relationship with Prointer ITSS will accelerate the smart energy transition in Balkans,” says David Thomson, CEO of NES. “Our AMI solution is a leader in facing up to the practicalities of establishing, operating, maintaining and securing high-technology deployments to achieve tangible business outcomes which will fuel the transition in this geography.”

Damir Vasic, Director of Sales and Marketing at Prointer ITSS, adds: “Having such an experienced company as NES by our side in the mission of transforming the Balkans’ outdated energy network will position us even further ahead of competition, meaning we will be able to implement new solutions with great precision on time.”

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About Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES)
Networked Energy Services Corporation is a global smart energy leader in the worldwide transformation of the electricity grid into an energy control network, enabling utilities to provide their customers with a more efficient and reliable service, to protect their systems from current and emerging cybersecurity threats, and to offer innovative new services that enable active, intelligent use of energy. NES was formed as a result of the spinoff of Echelon Corporation’s Grid Modernization Division in October 2014. NES is headquartered in the US with R&D centers located in Silicon Valley and Poland, and sales offices throughout the world. NES’ smart grid technology is used in nearly 40 million smart meters and other smart end devices around the world. NES is a member of the OSGP Alliance, a global association of utilities and smart grid companies, which promotes the Open Smart Grid Protocol and cooperates to provide utilities greater value by enabling true, independently-certified, multi-vendor interoperability based upon open international specifications and standards. You can find out more information about NES, its Patagonia Energy Applications PlatformTM (including grid management and security software, distributed control nodes, and smart meters) and services on the website.

About Prointer ITSS
Prointer Company started working in 2015 with the goal of being the carrier of innovations that create a modern and advanced business environment. Reliability, flexibility and problem-solving are our main attribute. Achieving excellence in all aspects is the main motive that guides us in our work with clients. Our market decisions are about the development, implementation, and maintenance of complex and complete business information – communication systems. We strive to develop faster than the market by adopting new global technologies and adjusting them to local needs, educating and certifying employees, and developing long-term relationships with clients and partners. Constantly improving our business contributes to the growth and development of our company, our employees, and our clients.