Increased usage demands, costs, and green initiatives are pushing electricity, water, gas, and oil utilities to update transmission and distribution infrastructures. Smart grid solutions require end-to-end IP connectivity that is secure, maintainable, and open to enhancement. Wireless connectivity and quick, affordable application development and deployment are critical components for infrastructures that enable new solutions and revenue generating services for:
- Energy generation: renewable energy, distributed generation sources
- Transmission and distribution: load management, demand response
- Smart metering for residential, commercial and industrial
- Electrical vehicle charging station management
Sierra Wireless has more than a decade of experience in wireless data communications for utilities and energy infrastructures. We offer expertise, products designed to meet Energy industry needs, and strong relationships with wireless carriers. Our participation in associations such as ESMIG (European Smart Metering Industry Group) ensures wireless solutions are compliant with industry standards. From rugged devices with long life spans to management solutions, we recognize the challenge of operating large device populations in remote areas.
Sierra Wireless Energy Solutions give you the ability to:
- Minimize cost and risk with proven, off-the-shelf wireless technologies
- Reduce development effort with modules designed for smooth integration into existing systems, achieving fast, large scale deployments
- Reduce time-to-market with a comprehensive services platform, open development tools and wireless modules pre-certified with major network operators for guaranteed connectivity with intelligent meters that is secure, maintainable and compatible with future needs.
- Develop a web-based energy application quickly through easy to use M2M development tools.
- Deploy and operate the solution on an enterprise side hosted platform, scalable to millions of devices, with support for real-time over-the-air updates.
When you need to deliver energy solutions that are reliable, cost-effective and easy to maintain, contact Sierra Wireless.