SAN MATEO, Calif. and PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eMeter Corporation, a leader in Smart Grid management software, today announced that ELO Sistemas Eletronicos (ELO), has selected eMeter's EnergyIP®, an industry leading Energy Information Management Platform to address the data management and integration requirements for its end-to-end smart meter solution for the Brazilian utility marketplace.
ELO is developing a large-scale smart metering solution in response to Brazil's push to replace up to 63 million electric meters in the country by 2021. ELO chose to offer a complete smart metering and information management solution for its utility customers to help increase automation, address non-technical loss and improve energy reliability and quality.
"ELO chose eMeter as our smart meter information management partner in Brazil based on the company's proven expertise and success in the global utility industry," said Marcos Rizzo, ELO's vice president of business development. "We look forward to working with eMeter to provide our customers with the most accurate and timely Smart Meter data."
A reseller and manufacturer of electric meters with a 40 percent market share in Brazil, ELO realized that a smart meter implementation can only be successful if a scalable and extensible software infrastructure is also put in place to manage the smart meter data and integrate with the utility's core back end systems. After a thorough evaluation process, ELO selected eMeter as its software partner to address the Brazilian market's requirements.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with ELO to help them meet the Brazilian utilities' Smart Grid objectives," said Lisa Caswell, eMeter vice president, alliances. "We are excited to add ELO to our list of global partners who are leveraging EnergyIP as a core component of their overall Smart Grid offering.
eMeter provides essential software that enables electric, gas and water utilities to realize the full benefits of Smart Grid. Leading utilities worldwide depend on eMeter Smart Grid Management software to reduce operational costs, improve customer service, and drive energy efficiency. With the most large-scale deployments in the industry and strategic partnerships with Accenture, IBM, Logica, and Siemens, eMeter has built a reputation for unparalleled expertise that ensures customer success. For more information visit: www.emeter.com.
About ELO Sistemas Eletronicos
Founded in 1980, ELO Sistemas Eletronicos is a leading metering provider for the South America market. With offices in Brazil and Chile, ELO is recognized as a key supplier of quality electronic equipment and systems to the Brazilian and South American electricity supply market. ELO provides integrated product and system packages to utilities to automate processes, such as the collection and treatment of metering data.
In 1993, ELO introduced the concept of electronic metering for C&I applications to energy metering in Brazil and is a recognized leader and innovator in the Brazilian energy market. More information about ELO can be found at http://www.elonet.com.br.
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