Itron and EDMI to launch SMETS2 gas meter for UK market

Itron has partnered with EDMI Limited to develop and launch a SMETS2-compliant gas meter for the United Kingdom.

The SMETS2 gas meter will leverage Itron’s Intelis ultrasonic platform and EDMI’s SMETS2 compliant firmware.

Taking advantage of Itron’s Intelis platform and ultrasonic metrology, the meter integrates EDMI’s SMETS2-compatible firmware. This joint initiative will bring together Itron’s established gas expertise and EDMI’s SMETS2 accredited firmware, while dramatically increasing coverage to the UK market.

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The aim is to address the growing demand in the region by bringing a complete solution to safely and reliably manage natural gas delivery to the market.

The collaborative solution meets the SMETS2 specifications, which regulates advanced electricity and gas meters in the UK.

Justin Patrick, senior vice president of Device Solutions at Itron, said: “Through this collaboration, we have combined Itron’s innovative metrology with EDMI’s industry-leading SMETS2 compliant firmware, giving utilities an additional choice for their gas meter provider.

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Patrick: “Itron is committed to supporting the smart metering roll out in the region. This collaboration, together with our SMETS2 electricity offering, demonstrates our continued efforts to deliver proven smart solutions.”

Alan Masterman, managing director of EDMI Europe Limited, adds: “EDMI is excited to collaborate with Itron on their UK Gas Meter, building on EDMI’s strong focus on security, quality and reliability of its proven SMETS accredited firmware, which will enable Itron to produce a SMETS2 compliant gas meter for its UK customers to safely and securely manage gas delivery while supporting efficient energy usage.”