NV Energy secures PUCN approval of smart grid project


Gary Smith,
Program Director ─
Smart Technologies,
NV Energy
Las Vegas, NV and Denver, CO, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — August 23, 2010 – Consulting and systems integration services company Enspiria Solutions has helped NV Energy secure formal, regulatory approval of its advanced service delivery (ASD) project, the company has announced.

On July 28, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) unanimously approved NV Energy’s ASD project.

Advanced service delivery is NV Energy’s smart grid/smart meter project, and will enable customers to directly manage their energy use and allow for better management of energy resources statewide. NV Energy received $138 million in Smart Grid Investment Grant stimulus funding from the Department of Energy for the implementation of the $301 million ASD project.
“Enspiria supported ASD development across strategy, business case, solution architecture, and vendor selections; and is now providing program management and systems integration support for the ASD deployment,”  said Gary Smith, program director ─ smart technologies at NV Energy. “This project, which will ultimately benefit our customers, will now be more visible with the deployment of the first 10,000 meters scheduled for later this year.”

NV Energy, Inc. is a holding company with principal subsidiaries, Nevada Power Company and Sierra Pacific Power Company, serving approximately 2.4 million citizens of Nevada and nearly 40 million tourists annually.