Log In

 
Company : Silver Spring Networks 
Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:15PM IST (5:45PM GMT)
 
(BW)(CA-SILVER-SPRING-NETWORK)
CESC Wins Smart Grid Project of the Year With Silver Spring Networks
Setting the Bar in India for Highly Reliable and Secure IoT Platforms While Improving Energy Service, Fueling Future Innovation in Kolkata
 
San Jose, California, United States & Kolkata, West Bengal, India

CESC Limited, India’s leading fully integrated electrical company with over 2.9 million customer connections and serving over 17 million people in the state of West Bengal, today won the ‘Smart Grid Project of the Year’ award at the Asian Power Awards for its program with Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE: SSNI). Silver Spring is deploying StarfishTM, its IPv6 public cloud IoT network and data platform, for CESC in Kolkata for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Distribution Automation (DA) applications. Through Silver Spring’s Operations Optimizer solution, a powerful analytics application that creates insights from a variety of data sources, the program will further help CESC improve grid reliability, reduce energy loss and ensure billing accuracy.

 

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160921006364/en/

 

Silver Spring and CESC are also collaborating through Starfish to offer smart grid and smart city services to other organizations in West Bengal and throughout India. Starfish can help utilities, energy service providers, cities, commercial enterprises and developers access a reliable, secure and scalable IoT network and data platform that has already connected millions of devices on five continents.

 

“IoT is central to CESC’s strategy to modernize Kolkata and its surrounding areas to increase the value of service, drive new customer and city applications, and unleash creativity for new applications that the industry has not yet developed,” said Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, CESC. “We’re extremely proud to have been acknowledged by the industry as the ‘Smart Grid Project of the Year’ for our work with Silver Spring Networks. It is through innovation like theirs that we aim to expand our services to, and improve the quality of life of, our customers.”

 

“New innovations in technology are heightening customer expectations for services such as energy management and city operations. CESC has recognized that global trend and set the bar for world-class services in India through modernization of their grid using IoT technology that is proven, reliable, secure and scalable,” said Eric Dresselhuys, Co-founder and EVP of Global Development, Silver Spring Networks. “We congratulate CESC on its initiative to create a new benchmark for performance and reliability in India, on par with some of the top utilities in the world, and we look forward to continuing our partnership to help offer new applications in the future.”

 

For more information, visit www.ssni.com/starfish

 

About CESC

 

CESC Limited is one of India’s leading vertically integrated utilities, providing energy in and around the twin metropolises of Kolkata and Howrah. It serves 2.9 million consumers covering an active urban population of more than 17 million people across a service territory of 567 square kilometers. CESC is the flagship company of RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, one of the top industrial houses in India.

 

About Silver Spring Networks

 

Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. Silver Spring’s pioneering IPv6 networking platform, with over 24.3 million Silver Spring enabled devices delivered, is connecting utilities to homes and businesses throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring’s innovative solutions enable utilities to gain operational efficiencies, improve grid reliability, and empower consumers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks’ customers include major utilities around the globe such as Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, Consolidated Edison, CPS Energy, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Progress Energy, and Singapore Power, among others. To learn more, please visit www.ssni.com

 

Forward-Looking Statements

 

This press release contains forward-looking statements about Silver Spring Networks’ expectations, plans, intentions, and strategies, including, but not limited to statements regarding the scope and benefits of Silver Spring’s engagement with CESC. Statements including words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect” or “future” and statements in the future tense are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions, which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties include those described in Silver Spring Networks’ documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Silver Spring Networks as of the date hereof. Silver Spring Networks assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

 

 
MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE :
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160921006364/en/

 
For News Release background on Silver Spring Networks click here
 
Media Contact Details
CONTACTS : RP Sanjiv Goenka Group Joyneel Mukherjee, +91 33 6634 0415 joyneel.mukherjee@rp-sg.in or Silver Spring Networks Amy Cook, +1 669-770-4183 Global Communications pr@ssni.com
 
 
Submit your press release
More News from Silver Spring Networks

24/09/2016 1:30PM

सीईएसई ने सिल्वर स्प्रिंग नेटवर्क्स के साथ स्मार्ट ग्रिड प्रोजेक्ट ऑफ दि ईयर पुरस्कार जीता

पश्चिम बंगाल में 2.9 मिलियन ग्राहक कनेक्शन और 17 मिलियन लोगों के सेवा मुहैया कराने वाली भारत की अग्रणी, पूरी तरह एकीकृत इलेक्ट्रीकल कंपनी सीईएसई लिमिटेड को एशियन पावर अवार्ड्स प्रोग्राम में इसके प्रोग्राम के ...

Similar News

16/08/2018 7:25PM

Zoho Integrates With Uber for Business to Simplify Expense Reporting

Zoho today announced that it will automatically import Uber for Business trip receipts into Zoho Expense, its expense reporting and tracking software. With direct integration between the Uber and Zoho apps, business ...

No Image

16/08/2018 6:35PM

Alef Mobitech Launches Mobile Edge Computing Platform in India

Alef Mobitech (Morristown, New Jersey, USA), a Mobile Edge Technology leader, has launched the first ever Mobile Edge Computing Solution. The Platform powers applications created by Alef, Mobile Network Operators (MNO) ...