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TMCNet:  Silver Spring Networks Extends Global Smart Grid Leadership With New Offerings for Brazilian Utilities

[October 23, 2012]

Silver Spring Networks Extends Global Smart Grid Leadership With New Offerings for Brazilian Utilities

RIO DE JANEIRO & REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

In advance of the SENDI Brazil 2012 Conference, Silver Spring Networks, a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks, today unveiled new smart grid offerings for the Brazilian market, spanning the full range of utilities' customers from residential to Grupo A clients. Silver Spring's industry-leading ecosystem already delivers the market's broadest range of device choice and today it is expanding its portfolio with a series of solutions specifically designed for Brazilian utilities. Silver Spring's open, IPv6-based networking platform has connected more than 12 million homes and businesses worldwide and enables utilities of all sizes and across all geographies to deploy the broadest array of smart grid applications atop a common platform.

"Silver Spring is committed to delivering solutions to meet the unique needs of Brazilian utilities," said Eric Dresselhuys, Executive Vice President of Global Development, Silver Spring Networks. "Leveraging these great products on a highly reliable, IPv6 networking platform will empower our clients to meet the ANEEL mandates while improving operational efficiency and revenue realization, while also delivering ever greater value to all of their customers."

As part of the Silver Spring Partner Program, Silver Spring has integrated its standards-based communications solutions into the Elster A3 RBR, Itron SL7000, Landis+Gyr E-seriesresidential metering family, and Nansen's Spectrum (News - Alert) M and Spectrum K residential metering family that are each tailored to AMI solutions specifically designed for Brazilian utilities. These solutions enable Brazilian utilities to not only meet the requirements of the recently published ANEEL mandate but to also unlock more ROI from their existing smart grid investments. Leveraging their existing infrastructure, Brazilian utilities can gain greater insights into the operations of their electrical grid, which reduces overall costs, increases operating efficiency, enhances security and safety, and establishes a networking foundation for future grid modernization investments.


With more than 60 partners globally and growing, the Silver Spring Partner Program is delivering comprehensive smart grid solutions for customers worldwide. For more details on partnering with Silver Spring Networks please visit www.silverspringnet.com/partners.

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About Silver Spring Networks

Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. With its pioneering IPv6 networking platform, Silver Spring has connected more than 12 million homes and businesses throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring's innovative products enable utilities to gain efficiencies, integrate renewable energy sources, and empower customers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks is used by major utilities around the globe including Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, CPFL Energia, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Inc. and United Energy among others. For more information please visit www.silverspringnet.com.


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