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Moxa Launches New Advanced Metering Solutions for Smart Grids

Brea, California, May 18, 2015—Moxa, a leading provider of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solutions, is pleased to unveil Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) AMI solutions for smart grids. Moxa’s industrial IoT AMI solutions provide high voltage and low voltage, transparent and non-transparent, AMI applications with a wide range of cellular gateways, data concentrator units, and head-end server products with two-way communications for measurement, analysis, and optimization of energy usage, right down to the level of individual consumer devices.

Industrial IoT Enables Smarter Meters
“The smart grid operates in a manner similar to how an accountant manages a financial institution. You first count the money (that’s the meter), and then manage your finances (that’s the substation),” according to Ryan C.W. Teng, Moxa AMI project manager, “and the most important aspect of an efficient smart electricity grid is Peak Load Management.” Peak Load Management refers to maintaining precise control of load management devices to offer superior demand response. Facilities that use distributed energy storage technologies to store clean, renewable energy created onsite can pump excess power back into the electric grid during off-peak periods.

OpenADR Demand Response for Peak Load Management
Precise control over load management devices makes it possible to offer superior demand response programs. Demand Response (DR) programs help utilities maintain grid reliability and enable customers to realize significant value. With OpenADR Alliance, which provides a standardized design to automate and simplify DR, utilities can meet growing energy demands in a cost-effective way, and help customers maintain control over their future energy usage. Moxa’s AMI products feature OpenADR Demand Response for peak load management.

An in-depth look at the Moxa’s Industrial IoT AMI solutions is available here:

About Moxa: Your Trusted Partner in Automation

Moxa is a leading provider of edge connectivity, industrial computing, and network infrastructure solutions for enabling connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things. With over 30 years of industry experience, Moxa has connected more than 50 million devices worldwide and has a distribution and service network that reaches customers in more than 70 countries. Moxa delivers lasting business value by empowering industry with reliable networks and sincere service for industrial communications infrastructures. Information about Moxa’s solutions is available at www.moxa.com.