ENAMC Selects Itron to Deploy Largest Advanced Data Collection System in Algeria
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Itron, Inc. (ITRI) announced today that it signed a significant contract with ENAMC (National Company of Measurement and Control Instruments), which is located in Algeria. Under this contract, the companies will deploy the large-scale, C&I advanced data collection system over the next 18-months to support the modernization of the electricity network and enable commercial and industrial clients to better manage their electricity consumption.
ENAMC, a subsidiary of Sonelgaz (the national company of electricity and gas, responsible for the whole generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and gas in Algeria), will use Itron smart metering technology at 58 distribution centers across the country. ENAMC will locally produce tens of thousands of meters. Itron will also supply the associated modems, and each center will be equipped with Itrons data collection system and the IT servers required to run the system.
Both ENAMC and Itron are delighted with the signing of this contract, which initiates a fruitful collaboration in a growing market. Their collaboration is the beginning of a long-term partnership between the two companies.
Itron is proud to be selected by ENAMC to contribute to modernizing Algerias commercial and industrial metering system. ENAMCs and Itrons teams are joining forces to ensure this project is a success, said William Hosono, managing director, Itron Electricity Southern European and AFM (French-speaking Africa).
Itron is a leading provider of energy and water resource management solutions for nearly 8,000 utilities around the world. We offer end-to-end solutions that include electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement and control technology; communications systems; software; and professional services. With more than 9,000 employees doing business in more than 130 countries, Itron empowers utilities to responsibly and efficiently manage energy and water resources. To realize a sustainable future, start here: www.itron.com.
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Source: Itron, Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2012