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Landis+Gyr Wins 3-Year Agreement to Supply 450,000 Smart Meters in Idaho, Oregon

Landis+Gyr has announced a three-year agreement to supply 450,000 advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) residential FOCUS meters to northwest utility Idaho Power Co..

Mark Heintzelman, Idaho Power project manager said: "Utilizing Landis+Gyr meters equipped with TWACS communications modules (from Aclara) enables direct two-way communication between Idaho Power and our customer meters. This technology provides timely electricity usage information, helping our customers understand and manage how their homes and businesses use energy."

The value of purchase orders anticipated to be issued to Landis+Gyr under this contract is approximately $10 million and the system is expected to be deployed for Idaho Power customers in Idaho and Oregon over a three-year period beginning in early 2009.

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