EnerNex Smart Grid Labs and MET Labs offer testing services collaboration


Erich Gunther,
Chief Technology
Officer, EnerNex
Knoxville, TN and Baltimore, MD, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — July 31, 2013 – EnerNex Smart Grid Labs and MET Laboratories have announced an arrangement for collaboration on testing, analysis and training services for their energy industry clients.

The two labs work with a similar client base, offering complementary sets of services.

Together Smart Grid Labs and MET Labs will offer solutions to utilities and their vendors that build upon each company’s innovative expertise, combining to create a full service offering across a number of energy industry domains.

EnerNex’s areas of focus are:

  • Distribution automation system testing
  • Cyber and physical security testing
  • Utility communications protocol testing
  • Advanced metering infrastructure testing.

MET Labs’ areas of focus are:

  • Meter accuracy, reliability, and safety testing
  • Photovoltaic panel testing
  • Electric vehicle and charging station testing
  • Inverter testing.

“Smart Grid Labs and MET Labs share a vision for providing our clients with high quality expert services to assure that systems and devices conform to end user expectations, and enable secure interoperability,” commented EnerNex chief technology officer Erich Gunther.

“It makes perfect sense to join our complimentary offerings of EnerNex’s Smart Grid Labs and MET’s smart meter testing and certification services, so that customers on both sides can reap the time and cost benefits of bundled or referred services,” added MET Labs VP of Business Development Kevin Harbarger.