Sentec is partnering smart meter solution provider EDMI to develop a smart gas meter based on Sentec’s gas meter technology, Lattice. Sentec Chief Executive Officer Mark England, says his company “is delighted to partner with such an established and high quality meter provider as EDMI. Combining Sentec and EDMI’s expertise creates the potential to provide a game changing gas metering product for residential markets moving to smart gas meter deployments. It’s really exciting to work with such a highly regarded company to develop products for such opportunities.”
The new smart meters are intended for the European, Australasian, and Asian markets where a number of territories have already started planning for large-scale gas meter deployments. The mass phase of the UK smart gas meter roll out is scheduled to start in 2014.
Peter Whan, EDMI Vice President of Market Development for Gas and Water, adds: “It is great to be working with Sentec, who have established themselves as leading providers of smart metrology solutions. We believe that Lattice provides a class leading platform for smart gas metering and look forward to offering new solutions based around the technology.”
Based in Cambridge, UK, Sentec provides smart grid and metering technology for the energy and water markets, having sold more than 10 million electricity and water meters globally. The company has also been involved in smart meter design for gas, water and electricity for more than a decade. Currently, the company is developing technologies for smart grid applications such as grid monitoring, demand response, micro-generation, energy storage and electric vehicles.
EDMI provides smart energy meters and advanced metering solutions. For more information visit, www.edmi-meters.com