Siemens Offers Cloud Meter Reading Services, eMeter EnergyIP
Utilities wanting to setup their own Automatic Meter Reading solution (AMR) can save themselves he cost, time and hassle it will take. eMeter a Siemens subsidiary has launched a cloud base subscription service through their energy platform for this same purpose. The manage service is ideal for small to mid-size utilities wanting a platform that will support the flexibility of the modern grid.
The new offering is especially beneficial to small and mid-size utilities because as they will not need to buy or maintain the software and hardware for data storage, or hire IT experts to run the application, thus creating a low risk, high reward mechanism for entry.
The eMeter EnergyIP solution can be access via Siemens or its strategic partners as a managed service with subscription-based pricing on a per meter/per month basis. The eMeter EnergyIP platform provides real-time information and automation to integrate backend enterprise systems, and mines customer data for key customer trends around billing and energy usage.
“Our new offering makes it easy for anyone to take advantage of being application ready. By utilizing the nimble yet scalable EnergyIP offering, as well as the expertise of a grid giant like Siemens, we are aggressively pricing our offering for customers of all sizes and types to utilize the best of the best,” said Larsh Johnson, eMeter’s CTO.