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Billion Unveils Smart Grid, Energy Management, and Cyber Security Solutions

Asia Pacific-based provider of network equipment and Smart Grid solutions, Billion Electric Co., Ltd. unveiled a full range of smart grid solutions, including BPL AMI modules, MV/LV concentrators, energy management solutions like PLC adapter and ZigBee gateway, cyber security solutions and industrial smart metering solutions at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2010 last week.

Billion Director Bill Chou said, "In addition to offering BPL AMI solutions to utility companies, we also integrate AMI technologies with GPON fibre and deliver AMI FTTH solutions to IOCs and ASPs. Moreover, we offer LED Streetlights Monitoring and Control systems to LED vendors by using PLC, ZigBee, and RF technologies. Our focus is to meet our customers' requirements."

After successful interoperability tests in China and Taiwan, Billion announced its four series of Smart Grid solutions:

Smart metering, data collection and transmission for AMI backbone:

  • Billion SG5021: AMI BPL Medium-Voltage Node
  • Billion SG5011: AMI BPL Low-Voltage concentrator
  • Billion SG5000: AMI BPL AMI Module for Smart Meters
  • Billion SG5001: AMI BPL Converter for outdoor GPON SFU (Single Family Unit)

Energy management for Home Area Networks

  • Billion SG2095: BPL Ethernet Adapter with Power On/Off Remote Control
  • Billion SG2096: BPL Ethernet Adapter with Smart Power Meter
  • Billion SG6410: ZigBee ADSL2+ VPN Gateway
  • Billion SG3010: ZigBee Power Meter
  • Pre-paid metering, power monitoring and control for I&C networks
  • Billion SG3150: Pre-paid Smart Meter and Smart Card Reader
  • Billion SG3140: Web-based mini-SCADA
  • Billion SG3130: Smart Power Meter
  • Billion SG3120: Clip-on CT Power Meter
  • Billion SG3110: Compact Power Meter

Substation grade Cyber Security solutions for utility networks

  • Billion SG-Central: Cyber Security Management System
  • Billion SG-Platform series: Unified Threat Management System
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