SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DistribuTECH/Utility Products Conference and Expo - Glen Canyon Corporation and Beijing Guozhiheng Power Management Technology Group Co., Ltd. (GZH Power Corporation) announced today that they will deploy 1.5 million advanced single phase meters in China using Glen Canyon's V-AMI system. V-AMI is an AMI-as-service business model in which up front capital cost is replaced by a low monthly service fee. V-AMI is enabled by Glen Canyon's standards compliant NEXGEN smart meters communicating through already existing network infrastructure to NEXGEN Cloud meter data management software and browser-based applications.
The Internet enabled communicating meters and applications software system will be deployed over 18 months. GZH Power, one of the authorized technology platform providers for the China State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC), will collaborate with SERC to deploy the Advanced Metering Infrastructure to support V-AMI.
Mr. Du, Guangyao, Executive President of GZH Power comments, "As one of the authorized technology platform providers for SERC, we are constantly looking for improvements to our AMI systems. Glen Canyon's V-AMI is a substantial development that will increase performance and efficiency."
Mr. Hu, Hongseng, Deputy Director of Information Center of SERC comments, "Glen Canyon's V-AMI and NEXGEN supporting Internet and Cloud based infrastructure are based on truly new innovative thinking. They will see a promising future in China’s market space."
Dr. John Heibel, Chairman and CEO of Glen Canyon says, "We are pleased to work with GZH Power and their customer, SERC. Their selection of V-AMI is a significant validation of our AMI-as-service business model and NEXGEN technology."
About Beijing Guozhiheng Power Management Technology Group Co., Ltd
Beijing Guozhiheng Power Management Technology Group Co., Ltd. is a hi-tech corporation responsible for R&D, production and maintenance of the secured access devices for national power regulatory information system upon authorization of the State Electricity Regulatory Commission. For more information visit http://www.gzhpower.com/
About The State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC)
The State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) is empowered by the China State Council to perform administrative and regulatory duties with regard to the national electric power sector in accordance with laws and regulations. For more information visit http://www.serc.gov.cn/
About Glen Canyon Corporation
Glen Canyon Corporation enables electric utility customers to reduce capital and operating costs, improve revenue, and enhance customer service through innovative, economical AMR/AMI solutions. By taking advantage of the latest technological advances in microelectronics, standards-based internet conductivity, Cloud computing, and efficient manufacturing methods, Glen Canyon Corporation has re-imagined the smart electric meter and the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) that supports it. Based in Silicon Valley, Glen Canyon Corporation’s Smart Meter solutions draw from the multi-decade utility industry experience and expertise of its founding members. For more information visit http://www.glencan.com.
Glen Canyon Corporation at DistribuTECH / Utility Products Conference and Expo
Glen Canyon Corporation is an exhibitor at the Utility Products Conference and Expo, which is conjointly held with DistribuTECH 2012, one of the largest exhibition events in the utility industry worldwide. Both events take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas from January 24-26, 2012. Glen Canyon Corporation is located at booth number 3115.