Silver Spring Networks Rolls Out Smart Grid Initiative in Oklahoma

April 14, 2011
Silver Spring Networks has announced Public Service Co. of Oklahoma will deploy Silver Spring’s smart grid solutions

Public Service Company of Oklahoma will deploy Silver Spring’s smart grid solutions. The agreement follows the deployment of Silver Spring’s IP-based Smart Energy Platform at two of American Electric Power’s other operating companies, AEP Ohio and Indiana Michigan Power through AEP’s gridSMART initiative.

PSO is an electric utility company serving more than 530,000 customers in eastern and southwestern Oklahoma. With headquarters in Tulsa, PSO has 4405 MW of generating capacity and provides electricity to 230 cities and towns across a service area encompassing 30,000 square miles. As part of the initial phase of PSO’s project, Silver Spring will deliver its Smart Energy Platform, enabling the utility to upgrade its existing energy infrastructure. Silver Spring will provide unified network infrastructure, professional services and multiple smart grid applications, including advanced metering and automated power restoration equipment on its distribution lines.

Silver Spring Networks is committed to unlocking the vast potential of the smart grid to improve reliability and safety and empower consumers with information and control over their energy usage and electric bills.

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