Fehraltorf (ots) - BKW, one of the leading electric utilities in
Switzerland, and Enermet, have signed contracts for the supply of
household as well as commercial/industrial meters plus Ripple Control
Receivers supporting BKW's load management efforts.
"The contract award in this international tender in favor of
Enermet is the result of continuous portfolio development and decades
of experience in Load Management as well as Metering", comments
Patrick Bernold, Enermet Sales Director. "The competition was tough
but in the final end I believe that our closeness to BKW as well as
our local competence in Switzerland provided the edge needed to win."
BKW will buy E420 meters to complement their household meter
infrastructure. In addition the E600 commercial/industrial meter will
support BKW in continuously collecting metering values from their
larger customers. In this case of Automated Meter Reading (AMR) the
metering values will be directly transmitted to BKW's central
"Enermet's solution oriented approach looking at the entire system
for both Metering as well as Load Management combined with their
excellent cost-benefit ratio was convincing for us. With Enermet as
supplier we feel safe with respect to investment security and local
on-demand service and support", states Armin Zingg, Manager Metering
and Load Management at BKW. "Due to their international experience
and being exposed to numerous customer contacts world-wide we even
felt that Enermet is in many cases one step ahead already
anticipating future developments in our market."
Urs Landolf, Product Manager at BKW, adds. "The user interface for
all applications as well as functions within Enermet's systems and
products are very transparent and easy to understand. You can easily
feel that Enermet is in business since the early 1940-ies and designs
as well as functionality are technically mature."
Enermet is one of the world's leading suppliers of energy metering
and load management solutions. Enermet sales offices in ten countries
and local representatives make their solutions available in more than
30 countries around the world. In 2004, Enermet's turnover was 71,7
Million Euro. Enermet is recognised as the technology leader in its
industry and especially as the developer solutions for remote reading
and control of energy. For more information: www.enermet.com.
ots Originaltext: Enermet AG
Sales Director, Enermet AG
Product Manager, BKW