TENDRIL ACHIEVES INNOVATIVE COMMUNICATIONS SOLUTION OVER OPENWAY® BY ITRON®
Next-generation open platform establishes interactive two-way communication between utilities and their consumers
Energy providers looking to invest in AMI can now take advantage of the TREE to achieve reliable two-way communications over an advanced metering network. With OpenWay, Tendril integrates with the utility infrastructure at the head-end, providing unprecedented ability to communicate directly into the home through the electricity meter. This allows utilities to extend interactive and consumer-centric energy efficiency, demand response and variable pricing programs to their customers.
WEG Electric Corp. (www.weg.net), a leading global supplier of motors, drives, controls, transformers, and generators, announces a more efficient motor/drive combination that can significantly increase motor efficiency, as well as double the motor life in applications requiring variable speed and constant torque.