Southern California Edison (SCE) has awarded a contract to EnerNex Corporation to provide consulting and systems engineering services related to the utilityí¯¿½s advanced integrated meter (AIM) development initiative. EnerNex will be responsible for defining the product requirements, guiding design options, providing technical oversight and assisting in the management of the product development process through selection of a meter manufacturer.
EnerNex will work alongside IBM and KEMA on SCEí¯¿½s project. The company will assist SCE staff in the development of relevant use cases necessary to ensure a requirements-driven design based on best industry systems engineering practices. It will also provide consulting services to the core meter design team, communications network technology assessment assistance and meter design reviews, and will facilitate co-ordination with the OpenAMI, Intelligrid and GridWise organisations.