Elster Electricity completes shipment of 220,000 Type AB electromechanical meters for residential AMR roll out at Dominion


Elster Electricity, LLC, a leading provider of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions worldwide,announces that it has completed the shipment of 220,000 Type AB1R electromechanical meters with ERT modules to Dominion-one of the nation’s largest producers of energy.This integrated solution allows Dominion to retrieve billing data from electric meters via radio frequency to a mobile AMR (automatic meter reading) data collection system.

Elster and Dominion spearheaded a comprehensive delivery and installation schedule that spanned from 2005 into 2006. Elster efficiently managed and met delivery deadlines for 38 large volume shipments to numerous locations, while responding to the emergency requirements of utilities in Hurricane Katrina-affected areas.

"We are proud of our long-standing alliance relationship with Dominion," stated Ronald B. Via, vice president of Elster Electricity. "Our Type AB electromechanical meter offers cost-efficiency and accuracy as well as long life and consistent service performance. We are delighted to have met Dominion’s aggressive project schedule and short delivery window in order to keep the project on track."