Amsterdam, The Netherlands — (METERING.COM) — July 25, 2012 – Siemens Smart Grid has announced its lead sponsorship for the annual Metering, Billing/CRM Europe 2012, co-joined with Transmission & Distribution/Smart Grids Europe and Smart Homes which is taking place from October 9-11 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
In what Siemens’ CEO Dr Jan Michael Mrosik describes as the “ultimate smart utility experience”, the event will gather some , utility professionals at what has become the largest industry conference and exhibition on the continent. Says Mrosik: “This is the ideal occasion for Siemens Smart Grid to present its vision and solutions for the energy landscape of the future. After a long phase of discussing and planning intelligent energy infrastructures, the time has now come to construct smart grids and to create successful business cases for utilities.”
New guiding principles
According to Mrosik, energy producers and network operators need new guiding principles to define their future business cases, manage their assets and engage their customers.
He explains: “They will have to go beyond traditional energy approaches and technologies to reinvent, innovate and collaborate. They need strategic partners to jointly define the emerging energy markets, successfully play in the markets’ many possibilities, while remaining economically robust with a reliable energy supply.”
Smart Grid Suite
The Siemens Smart Grid Suite, a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio of integrated smart grid products, services and solutions, will be brought to life in the Siemens exhibition area at Metering Europe.
“Our ambition is to be the undisputed innovator in smart grid. Engaging in a close dialogue with our customers, partners and industry experts is key to substantiating this ambition.” Says Mrosik.
Key themes at Metering Europe
The event will feature a conference program of more than 200 expert speakers, open debates and specialized workshops addressing key themes including:
- Smart metering rollout and forays into smart grid
- Consumer engagement programs and evolving dynamics between energy consumer and provider
- Development of intelligent networks and power infrastructure across Europe
- Congestion and interconnection challenges and the creation of a single electricity market
- New commercial models and regulatory mechanisms underpinning electricity system overhaul.
The exhibition, the largest in the industry on the continent, will gather more than 320 solution providers under one roof, with the latest utility technology on display.
For more information visit www.metering-europe.com