Landis+Gyr selected by CenterPoint Energy for Advanced Grid Analytics
Texas utility seeks to improve monitoring of asset loading across distribution system
ATLANTA, GA. – Sept. 12, 2016 – Landis+Gyr has been selected by CenterPoint Energy, Inc.’s (NYSE: CNP) electric transmission and distribution subsidiary to provide an Advanced Grid Analytics solution to manage distribution transformer loading that tracks performance and delivers proactive guidance for improved transformer load management.
“Enhancing data analytics related to our distribution transformers not only increases our efficiency, but also provides proactive asset management strategies,” said John Toubassi, Director of Advanced Metering Systems at CenterPoint. “One of the critical decision criteria was the maturity of the solution, and Landis+Gyr’s AMI engineering analytics package has demonstrated performance at a number of utilities.”
Landis+Gyr’s analytics software will replace CenterPoint Energy’s legacy transformer load management system. The deployment will analyze data from CenterPoint Energy’s 2.3 million meters.
“Our solution provides CenterPoint with insights into transformer loading that can be utilized by many departments in the utility,” said Dave Connaker, General Manager of Landis+Gyr’s Analytics Solutions.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering the broadest portfolio of products and services to address complex industry challenges, the company delivers comprehensive solutions for the foundation of a smarter grid including; smart metering, distribution network sensing and automation tools, load control, analytics and energy storage. Landis+Gyr operates in 31 countries across five continents as an independent growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and is also 40% owned by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ). With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, the company employs 5,700 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.
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