London, UK – 26 April 2016 – Today, EDMI, a global smart meter solution provider, has announced that it has signed a contract with one of the large energy suppliers in Great Britain to provide 500,000 smart meters as part of the energy supplier’s residential smart metering rollout.
This agreement marks the first SMETS2 meter award for EDMI, building on the contract award to supply SMETS2 communication hubs to the north of Great Britain on behalf of Arqiva. It will see EDMI Europe Limited supplying both gas and electricity meters.
Alan Masterman, General Manager, EDMI Europe, commented: “The selection of EDMI underlines our ability to provide reliable metering products alongside offering our extensive market expertise. EDMI will be a strategically important partner for this major energy supplier as enduring rollout commences and we are proud to be leading the way with them in the smart meter rollout in Great Britain. As a business with over 25 years’ experience in smart metering, we fully understand the requirements of providing technologically advanced solutions, ensuring that end consumers realise the full benefits of smart meters.”
As a result of EDMI’s success, they have recently expanded their facilities, more than doubling the company’s footprint in Great Britain. This local presence, capability and capacity was considered critical when selecting EDMI, as they grow to support customers in the residential market.