KUA Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Metering
Florida utility adds Gridstream® AMI and MDMS solution to modernize grid
ATLANTA, GA. – Aug. 2, 2018 – Landis+Gyr (Swiss: LAND.SW) announced an agreement with Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) to supply advanced metering infrastructure and a meter data management system to support the Florida utility’s 74,000 customers.
As part of the agreement, Landis+Gyr will deploy its Gridstream AMI solution, including network infrastructure and 80,000 residential and commercial meters. Data from the system will be processed with Landis+Gyr’s MDMS software supporting relevant operations and customer information systems.
KUA owns and operates the municipal electric system for the City of Kissimmee, FL. It is the sixth largest municipally-owned electric utility in the state.
“We expect this project to be the backbone for our grid modernization efforts going forward,” said Brian Horton, KUA’s Vice President of Engineering and Operations. “Access to near real-time information is crucial for managing reliability, customer service and overall efficiency.”
As part of the Gridstream Connect platform, Landis+Gyr’s Gridstream AMI solution’s networking, software, and intelligent metering and sensor devices allow utilities to select and implement the features and programs needed to improve efficiency and customer service.
Founded in 1901, KUA is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility powering 74,000 customers in Osceola County, Fla. For more information about the utility, visit https://kua.com.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios 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 over 30 countries across five continents. With sales of approximately USD 1.7 billion, the company employs c. 6,000 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at www.landisgyr.com.