Echelon partner ELO wins Brazil's OK to sell smart meters

Echelon is providing smart metering sub-systems to ELO including power line control and communication technology and embedded firmware for smart meters

San Jose, Calif., October 13, 2011 — Echelon Corp. partner, ELO Sistemas Eletronicos, a Brazilian electric meter supplier, won approval to sell digital meters in Brazil.

ELO was approved by Brazil's National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (Inmetro) agency, for its complete product portfolio — including single phase, poly phase and current transformer meters — that conform to the Brazilian market standards. This certification is required to sell smart meters in Brazil.

Echelon is providing smart metering sub-systems to ELO including power line control and communication technology and embedded firmware for smart meters. In conjunction with Echelon's Control Operating System (COS)-powered control nodes and data center-based system software, ELO is providing an open-standard and multi-application control network solution customized for the Brazilian market.

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