New applications for smart grids


Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — September 21, 2006 – BPL Global, Ltd., an international provider of broadband services and smart grid applications via power lines, has announced a new line of smart grid applications for its BPL product line.

The company is developing a message-based systems platform and unique software applications to enable monitoring and control of distribution grid assets and broadband networks that reside on the grid. The applications include demand response (by providing electric utility customers with the tools to manage their energy purchases based on a variety of pricing options, usage patterns, energy cost and interruptible load) and AMR with remote disconnect and theft detection, leveraging the Power SG platform by integrating with almost all AMR systems.