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Itron and VINCI Energies to Build Australias Largest Standalone Smart Lighting Project

BWW News Desk
April 15, 2019

Itron Inc NASDAQ ITRI VINCI Energies Electrix and Transport Canberra and City Services TCCS are working together to create an Industrial Internet of Things IIoT network to support smart lighting and smart city and energy solutions in Canberra Australias capital city TCCS which manages streetlights and other critical infrastructure in Canberra will deploy Itrons multipurpose network across the region connecting streetlights on the network that will be managed by Itrons StreetlightVision central management software This project represents the largest standalone smart lighting project in Australia and the first energy performance contract in Australia and Oceania pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p With the Energy Performance Contract Electrix leading provider of electrical engineering construction and maintenance services will operate maintain and upgrade the streetlight network over a sevenyear period This innovative model will help TCCS achieve significant energy savings accelerate progress toward environmental goals minimize investment risk and help manage to fixed annual allocated budgets over the contract term p p Initial benefits of the network will include increased electrical safety and energy savings from energy efficient fittings which can be tracked with metering on the lights Long term the Canberra community will benefit from a Smart City Lab which will be developed to test and develop additional smart city solutions such as smart waste management traffic monitoring pollution sensing and other applications using the same network platform A new digital control maintenance management system will also be delivered as part of the upgrade to offer realtime monitoring of the network to automatically detect faults such as lamp failures or cable problems p p This will be the start of a sevenyear collaboration that will focus on three key outcomes keeping the lights on getting energy efficient and contributing to Canberra being a smart city p p Itrons open standardsbased globally proven smart city network is the ideal platform to help councils and governments like TCCS to realize its vision to transform critical city services for consumers We are excited to work with TCCS and Electrix on this innovative project which showcases the power of collaboration and creativity Together we will develop a strategic scalable process for rolling out smart city applications under a single unified network said Paul Nelsen vice president of commercial and customer enablement for the AsiaPacific region p p Electrix has extensive local expertise in maintenance of electrical infrastructure particularly street lighting We are excited to apply our experience in collaboration with TCCS and Itron on this unique project said Tony Croagh general manager Electrix p p bAbout Itronb p p Itron enables utilities and cities to safely securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries Our portfolio of smart networks software services meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity gas and water resources for the people they serve By working with our customers to ensure their success we help improve the quality of life ensure the safety and promote the wellbeing of millions of people around the globe Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world Join us a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwitroncomampesheet51969755ampnewsitemid20190415005783amplanenUSampanchorwwwitroncomampindex1ampmd5feb5180c54b7ae405c6cb91e22fe2eba relnofollowwwwitroncoma p p Itronsupsup is a registered trademark of Itron Inc All thirdparty trademarks are property of their respective owners and any usage herein does not suggest or imply any relationship between Itron and the third party unless expressly stated p p p pimg referrerpolicyunsafeurl alt srchttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidbwnewsampsty20190415005783r1ampsidweb01ampdistronxamplangen stylewidth0height0span classbwct31415p

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