RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster today announced that Comision Federal de Electricidad de Mexico (CFE MEX) has selected Elster electronic meters for their commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in 2013. With more than 35 million end customers, CFE is the government energy corporation in Mexico.
CFE will deploy Elster's A3 ALPHA meter to respond to the growing demand from commercial and industrial facilities for high quality metering data. The initial phase of the Elster A3 ALPHA meter deployment will include more than 28,000 C&I customers throughout the country. This will enable the utility to collect accurate and reliable data, improve billing calculations and efficiency, and help their business customers to become more savvy consumers of electric energy.
This contract award followed an exhaustive government tender process, which included in depth evaluation of functionality, price, warranty, and standards compliance.
"The CFE tender process was very challenging. It exemplifies why CFE is considered a leading global utility company," said Tom Van Denover, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Elster Solutions. "We are pleased to continue to work with CFE, and we are committed to CFE's success."
Elster delivers complete Smart Grid and Energy Management Solutions that drive energy efficiency, operational improvements and cost savings for utilities, commercial and industrial customers and consumers. Elster uses its speed and agility to drive interoperability and open standards and strategically collaborates with customers and partners.
Its end-to-end electricity, water and gas offerings include advanced meters/sensors, secure communications, and data collection, management and analytics. Elster is dedicated to customer success in more than 130 countries through Elster's professional integration services, technical support and training.