London, UK, 16 May 2016 – Amber Rudd MP, The UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has visited EDMI Europe’s Research and Development facility in Reading. EDMI, a global smart meter solution provider welcomed Amber Rudd and other members of the Department of Energy and Climate Change for a tour of the premises which were opened in 2013. As part of the visit, the group were shown the state-of-the-art testing facilities and introduced to team members who are integral to the development of the Communications Hub and smart meters.
Energy Secretary Amber Rudd said, “Technology companies like EDMI are crucial to the success of the smart meter rollout in Great Britain. I was particularly impressed with the level of investment that EDMI has committed so far towards the research and development of smart meters for the rollout, which will put consumers in control of their energy use, helping them to save energy and money.”
EDMI has expanded rapidly over the past few years to support market requirements and will be investing further in the UK and Europe over the coming months.
Alan Masterman, General Manager, EDMI Europe, added: “EDMI has invested heavily in the UK and it was a pleasure to showcase the excellent work being carried out by our team in Reading.”
Photograph L to R; Michael Somersmith, Technology Director, EDMI Europe; Amber Rudd MP; Alan Masterman, General Manager EDMI Europe