Washington, DC, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — January 7, 2008 – Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) has plans to implement an AMI solution as an integral component of its Blueprint for the Future – an ambitious proposal for investing in innovative technologies and initiatives that will help its electric utility customers manage their energy more effectively, reduce the total cost of energy and protect the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The company has signed an agreement with Enspiria Solutions to assist with its AMI technology and end-point installation system acquisition.
PHI delivers electricity and natural gas to about 1.9 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and New Jersey. AMI will also help these customers by identifying and resolving outages more quickly, improving system reliability, and facilitating programs that help customers save energy.
“PHI’s vision of the future includes the conversion of our metering system from electro-mechanical to digital, a transformation that will evolve over a period of years and allow us to expand and improve our services and programs,” said Todd McGregor, AMI project sponsor for PHI. “Enspiria Solutions has the knowledge and experience to assist us in developing the functional and technical requirement specifications for the new metering technology and end-point installation including all aspects of the system.”
“Pepco has a comprehensive vision of the future that will provide its customers increased energy efficiency, demand response, and pricing options that are enabled by new technology. We are proud to support the utility in this important initiative,” said Jeff Evans, Principal Consultant with Enspiria Solutions. The company provides a range of consulting and implementation solutions aimed at improving the integration of operational, asset performance, customer service, and energy efficiency systems for the utility, government and cable sectors.