TORONTO, June 16 /CNW/ - With a predominantly rural service territory,
twice the size of Texas, and a goal to have a smart meter in 1.3M homes and
small businesses by 2010, Hydro One was faced with the significant challenge
to deploy this new technology and the build of a ubiquitous communications
network to support it. Realizing it could leverage this network for multiple
customer and business applications, Hydro One assembled its Smart Meter team
comprised of Trilliant, Motorola, Capgemini, and General Electric (GE) to
develop its vision for its award-winning, end-to-end solution.
Media are invited to attend a briefing by the project team in conjunction
with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Convention in Toronto.
Where: Sheraton Centre Hotel, Queen Street, Huron Room
When: Monday, June 16, 2008; 9:30 - 10:30 am
Who: Rick Stevens, Director, Development Strategy, Hydro One Inc
Bill Vogel, CEO and Founder, Trilliant Inc.
Jim Hanson, Global Energy & Utilities Industry Principal,
Motorola Enterprise Mobility Business
Perry Stoneman, Vice President, Energy and Utility Practice,
Bob Gilligan, GM, Transmission & Distribution, GE
Hydro One Networks owns and operates Ontario's 29,000 kilometre (km)
high-voltage transmission network that delivers electricity to large customers
and municipalities and a 122,000 km low voltage distribution system that
serves approximate 1.3 million end-use customers and smaller municipal
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