Wirepas PINO™ enables connectivity of 1.4 million smart meters in Norway30.10.2015
Tampere-based Wirepas makes a big impact in Norway with the PINO™ technology
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.
A short video of Wirepas PINO™ for automatic meter reading: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6O32RCTDfs
* Teppo Hemiä, CEO, +358 (0)50 561 0198, teppo.hemia(at).wirepas.com
* Sebastian Linko, Vice President, Marketing and Communications,
+358 (0)40 023 6607, sebastian.linko(at)wirepas.com
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