Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2011
Tom Olinger, Director in CenterPoint Energy’s Smart Grid Program Management Office, and Jim Greer, Senior Vice President of Asset Management & Engineering, Oncor, will release results on their companies’ respective Smart Meter and Smart Grid Deployments, address progress, consumer feedback and next steps.
- Who: Tom Olinger, CenterPoint Energy / Jim Greer, Oncor
- What: Press Conference, Executive Q&A
- When: 1:00 PM CST, Tuesday, April 19, 2011
- Where: Metering America 2011, Sheraton Dallas
Onsite and remote attendance is by RSVP only. To confirm your attendance or to access this session remotely and participate in the online Q&A, please contact Mostafa Razzak, JMR Worldwide, at m.razzak(at)jmrworldwide(dot)com.
CenterPoint Energy began installing electric smart meters in March 2009, and has received and put to use more than $100 million of the $200 million grant from the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help accelerate the deployment of its advanced metering system and the intelligent grid. Of note, is that the company celebrated a key milestone in February of this year, in which it installed its one-millionth smart electric meter. CenterPoint is on schedule to complete more than 2 million installations by mid-2012.
Oncor’s intricate network of Advanced Meter Systems technology and the different devices enable its customers to achieve real-time results by empowering consumers to control their energy consumption, thus lowering their energy bills, reducing their load and their impact on the environment.
Designed by the industry for the industry, Metering America 2011 is the only forum that brings together all the key utility stakeholders on one stage. This event will cover five key areas: Smart Metering; Meter Data Management (MDM), Billing and Customer Care; Smart Grid; Water Meter Summit; World Meter Design Congress.
Press registration includes complete access to keynote session, educational workshops on the exhibit floor, product demos and networking events! To register, please contact Mostafa Razzak with JMR Worldwide at m.razzak(at)jmrworldwide(dot)com / 212.786.6036. Please indicate Metering America press registration in the subject line of emails.
About Metering, Billing/MDM America
Hosted by Spintelligent, a Clarion Events company, Metering, Billing/MDM America 2011 is the only forum that brings together all the key utility stakeholders onto one stage. The Metering, Billing/MDM America and World Meter Design Congress Advisory Board consists of senior executives from a cross-section of smart metering and smart grid stakeholders, such as water and electric utilities, technology providers, and regulators in North America. The aforementioned committee's role includes advising the management team on the latest industry trends, challenges and discussion issues, thus creating an industry-led event.
For additional information, please visit http://www.meteringamerica.com.