Wirepas PINO™ Enables Connectivity of 1.4 Million Smart Meters in Norway

Wirepas PINO™ Enables Connectivity of 1.4 Million Smart Meters in Norway

Aidon, the leading provider of smart energy metering solutions and smart grid applications in the Nordics has closed contracts for a total of 1.4 million metering points in Norway.

The Aidon devices are enabled by PINO™ from Wirepas to meet the strictest demands for reliability, performance and scalability in the AMI networks, not only for delivering the hourly energy consumption values from the customers, but also a multitude of sensor information from the energy grid. The deployment will take place in 2015-2018 and the largest single network will include 700.000 devices.

“We are proud to be a partner of Aidon. PINO™ has proven its value as a cost efficient, secure and reliable technology for electricity metering applications.” Wirepas CEO, Teppo Hemiä says.

“In Wirepas we have a committed partner. PINO™ wireless technology has played an important role in our success in Norway. We share a common interest in developing the competitiveness of our smart metering solution further”, says Marko Penttinen, Business Development Director of Aidon.

PINO™ has been developed to meet the communications needs of future networks and applications. The technology comprises the latest wireless technology innovations and will make a significant contribution to the development of the Internet of Things.

PINO™ has been nominated for Product Innovation Awards at the European Utility Week (3-5 November, Vienna, Austria) in two categories; Grid & Renewable Integration and IoT Product Innovation. The winners will be announced on 3 November. Wirepas booth can be found at A.j17 at the Utility Week.

Wirepas and PINO™ in brief
Wirepas is making Internet of Things happen. Wirepas PINO™ creates a wireless network of interconnected devices easily and without any investments to infrastructure. With PINO™, the connected devices are the network – easy as that. Wirepas has its headquarters in Tampere, Finland and offices in France and the United States. ThingsConnected, www.wirepas.com

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