Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sprint and Grid Net Eye Smart Meter over WiMAX

Sprint is working with Grid Net to connect smart meters and smart grid routers via the Sprint 4G network.

Grid Net software platforms are designed to integrate substation automation, distribution automation, smart meters, demand response, and load management with electric vehicles, buildings, and homes to increase grid reliability, energy efficiency, renewable energy use, and customer satisfaction while reducing capital and operating costs.

"This collaboration with Grid Net underscores our commitment to developing the smart grid," said Wayne Ward, vice president of the Emerging Solutions Group, Sprint.

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