SACRAMENTO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GridSense ™, an Acorn Energy (NASDAQ: ACFN) company that develops and markets advanced monitoring solutions for the electric power industry, and Landis+Gyr, the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions, are pleased to announce the availability of GridSense ™ LineIQ™ and TransformerIQ™ monitors equipped with Gridstream platform communication.
The Gridstream solution offers a two-way network platform that forms the backbone for grid management solutions ranging from advanced meters to intelligent switches, reclosers, capacitor banks and RTUs. By incorporating the Gridstream network communication into GridSense ™ monitors such as the TransformerIQ ™ and LineIQ ™ solutions, utilities are able to expand their distribution automation capabilities to full-featured overhead line and transformer monitoring within a trusted, proven and widely deployed intelligent communications platform. The GridSense ™ LineIQ ™ solution provides intelligent overhead line monitoring, while TransformerIQ ™ monitors all failure modes in transformers from the poletop to the substation.
Utilities across the country are striving to maintain reliable, high-quality power distribution. Advanced monitoring solutions from Landis+Gyr and GridSense ™ will simplify their task. For instance, American Electric Power (AEP) recently chose this solution to reliably monitor end-of-line voltage in their Public Service Company of Oklahoma Project. The GridSense ™ TransformerIQ ™ equipped with the Landis+Gyr Gridstream radio provides a cost-effective, easily deployable monitoring solution."GridSense ™ is extremely pleased to integrate the Gridstream communication platform into our monitoring solutions," says GridSense CEO Lindon Shiao. "Many utilities are actively using their Gridstream platform for distribution automation and smart meter rollouts today. These utilities can now accomplish network-wide, full-featured line and transformer monitoring more cost-effectively and with less risk simply by leveraging their existing communications framework. The entire team at GridSense looks forward to serving this market." Landis+Gyr Director of Grid Management Solutions, Kent Hedrick, acknowledged, "Utilities are looking for ways to realize additional benefit from systems they already have in place. Using the Gridstream platform to bring intelligent two-way communication to the distribution grid monitoring network, and pushing the intelligence and decision making closer to the consumer is a win-win."
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV