Brussels, Belgium — (METERING.COM) — November 28, 2012 – Meters and More AISBL has expanded with the addition of four new members – Renesas Electronics Corporation(Japan) as a Full Member, and Corinex Communications Corp.(Canada) CAM Brasil Multiserviços Ltda (Brazil) and Wireless Maingate Nordic AB (Sweden) as Associated Members.
In addition IBM Corp.(USA) has been replaced by IBM Italia S.p.A(Italy).
The Meters and More Association now counts 33 members representing a balanced sample of the various stakeholders involved in the smart metering field, enabling the diffusion of interoperable smart metering systems and consequently to share the benefits of the open protocol.
“We are pleased to see that open standards such as Meters and More are increasingly getting traction in the European market place, enabling the realization of a smart society, and have the opportunity to help increase that traction with Renesas’ technologies and solutions,” commented Christos Aslanidis, product marketing manager for Powerline Communications at Renesas.
“Renesas is a key player in the field of PLC, and we are convinced that its knowledge and support will further contribute to the evolution of our open protocol and help the association reach its objective of fostering the diffusion of interoperable smart metering solutions worldwide,” said Meters and More general manager, Giacomo Gargano.
Meters and More AISBL (Association Internationale Sans Bu tLucratif) is an international non-profit organization founded in 2010 with the scope to adopt, maintain and evolve the open communication protocol for smart metering solutions developed by Enel and Endesa.