AMR contract expanded


Cellnet Technology Inc. and Ameren Corp. have signed a letter of intent for the expansion of the Cellnet fixed network AMR system for an addition 1 million electricity and gas meters in Amerení¯¿½s service territory. The expansion is expected to take place over the next four years, and will add AMR capability to about half Ameren’s meters in Illinois.

Ameren serves 2.3 million electricity and over 900,000 gas customers. The additional installations will result in 2.4 million Ameren meters automated on the Cellnet fixed network, making the utility one of the leading US providers of real-time automated metering infrastructure services to its customers. /