France’s largest public electricity distributor, Enedis (previously ERDF) has chosen Landis+Gyr France as its preferred partner for the extension of a project that focuses on the renewal of an entire meter park for commercial and industrial customers.
The attack that switched off the lights in Ukraine at the end of 2015 pushed energy sector cyber security into the spotlight. In the everyday routine of utilities, attacks have been common for a long time, but today hackers are getting more systematic and professional.
The European economy has historically been based on manufacturing. Today the manufacturing sector provides 35 million jobs in Europe. As part of its campaign, “Manufacturing at Heart”, the European engineering industries association, Orgalime, asked Landis+Gyr, the leading European and global provider of energy management systems, to explain what smart metering is all about.
Having been identified as one of the smart energy elites, Andreas Umbach, President & CEO, Landis+Gyr, recently gave an interview to Metering & Smart Energy International. The interview was first published in the latest edition of Global Smart Energy Elites 2015. Below is the full interview as published by Metering & Smart Energy International.
On 1 December 2015, the French electricity distributor ERDF will begin the installation of the first wave of 3 million Linky smart meters in France. Landis+Gyr is one of six companies producing the Linky smart meter. By the end of 2021, some 35 million meters will be installed, a project that will cost EUR 5bn in total.