Amperion's expertise in communications for the grid combined with a reasonable price structure led us to select them for this project
Lawrence, MA (PRWEB) November 22, 2010
Amperion Inc. announced today that it completed the installation of the first Pilot phase of a substation communication project awarded by Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS). As part of this multi-phase project, Amperion will deliver powerline network communications that will connect feeder meter reading equipment inside four of Jamaica's substations. The first phase of this project included four substations in different parts of the island and will be followed by a second phase upon successful implementation.
Nachum Sadan, Amperion CEO, commented on receiving the order. "This is a significant win for Amperion being recognized by an international utility to deliver reliable communications services over its own powerlines. Amperion is very pleased to work with JPS and provide cost effective solutions that address their needs."
Clive Wright, JPS' General Manager Electronic & Communication Systems (ECS) Department, stated, "Amperion's expertise in communications for the grid combined with a reasonable price structure led us to select them for this project".
Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) is an integrated electric utility and the sole distributor of electricity in Jamaica. The Company is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution and supply of electricity, and also purchases power from five Independent Power Producers. JPS has approximately 587,000 customers who are served by a workforce of approximately 1,600 employees. The Company owns and operates 28 generating plants, 54 substations, and approximately 14,000 kilometers of distribution and transmission lines. Along with the provision of electricity, JPS is a key partner in national development. The company has a vibrant corporate social responsibility portfolio and makes significant contributions in the areas of education, health and sports. The company has a strong environmental focus and carries out its operations in an environmentally friendly manner. More information can be found online at http://www.jpsco.com.
Amperion Inc. provides advanced communications products and solutions for Smart Grid applications using an IP-based hybrid network that is highly available, cyber secure, and interoperable with multiple types of interfaces. It's unique yet standards-based communications approach provides a flexible architecture that was designed for Smart Grid applications on medium voltage distribution lines as well as high voltage transmission lines. With a multitude of foundational patents for communications over power lines and new patents pending for smart grid communications, Amperion is an innovator and leader in IP broadband communications for the Smart Grid. For more information please visit (http://www.amperion.com).
Sales and information inquiries can be directed by email to info(at)amperion(dot)com or by phone to 978-569-2030.
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