10th June, 2015 ,Vienna, Austria and Zug, Switzerland, - A leading Austrian utility, Netz Burgenland Strom, selects Landis+Gyr for the supply and roll-out of smart electricity meters utilizing cutting-edge G3 Power Line Communication technology
Landis+Gyr, a global leader in supplying energy management solutions, will supply its smart metering solution, Gridstream™ which will run on G3 PLC technology to Netz Burgenland Strom. The agreement includes the supply of infrastructure for the utility’s head-end-system, which enables the utility to remotely read all meters in its network.
Netz Burgenland Strom is one of the seven largest electricity Distribution System Operators in Austria and has more than 200,000 metering points in its network. It awarded Landis+Gyr the contract following a pan-European tender. Under the terms of the agreement, the first 3,000 meters will be installed in late 2015. The next roll-out step, comprising 20,000 further devices, is planned for 2016, with the full meter park to be replaced with smart meters by 2019.