Kamstrup A/S, a leading solution provider within smart metering, announced the signing of a turnkey contract of one million smart electricity meters with Danish company DONG Energy in April 2015. Telenor Connexion has now been selected as Kamstrup's provider of Managed Connectivity. The geographical area of the rollout is Copenhagen and its surrounding areas, and is the largest smart meter rollout in Denmark so far.
The Kamstrup smart metering solution is based on proven radiocommunication technology between central concentrators and meters, where the communication between the concentrators and the headend system software is managed through the Telenor Connexion communications solution.
The best partner in connected solutions
The choice of Telenor Connexion was based on an evaluation of the technical solution, the security level, and the ability to provide access to multiple networks for capacity and redundancy purposes. Above all, Telenor Connexion’s extensive experience and the flexibility in set-up, both on an administrative and technical level, proved decisive when Kamstrup chose its connectivity partner.
“Telenor Connexion with their professional approach, flexible attitude and knowledge has proven to be the best partner for us in this high profile project“, says Jens Andreasen, Vice President, Kamstrup. “It was important to Kamstrup and to our customer that the solution had a high security level and redundancy through out the complete telecommunication delivery“.
“We are delighted to announce the signing of the contract with Kamstrup on their DONG Energy’s smart metering project in Denmark. This agreement further confirms our expertise in connected business solutions and is based on our extensive experience in smart metering rollouts from our previous projects in other Nordic countries“, says Mats Lundquist, CEO at Telenor Connexion.
More precise and sustainable energy consumption
With remote electricity meters and the introduction of hourly reading in Denmark, electricity customers will have their energy consumption measured once an hour going forward. Measurement on an hourly basis is a prerequisite for creating a more flexible electricity market with the possibility of better utilising the renewable energy production.
Kamstrup is a world-leading supplier of energy and water metering solutions. Our solutions support utilities and are also applied in properties with individual metering. For 70 years, we have delivered reliable, cost-effective ways to measure and manage energy and water consumption worldwide. By anticipating our customers’ challenges, we enable them to run a better business and inspire smarter, more responsible solutions for the communities they serve. Our solutions include consumption meters, smart metering systems, hosting and services, analytics and smart grid applications. All products are produced with the highest certifications for environmental safety and quality in our automated production facilities in Denmark.
About Telenor Connexion
Telenor Connexion designs and operates connected business solutions. Building on more than 15 years of experience, a strong solutions portfolio and a collaborative approach, Telenor Connexion makes it easy to realize the value of connected services. Together with customers such as Volvo, Nissan, Scania, Hitachi, Verisure Securitas Direct and Telcare, the company has designed smart and innovative connected solutions deployed across the globe.
Telenor Connexion supports its customers throughout their entire product lifecycle - from solution design to operations and future development. By partnering with Telenor Connexion customers are ensured a reliable and secure end-to-end solution that can evolve over time.
Headquarters and tech centre are located in Sweden and the company has regional offices in UK, Germany, US and Japan. Telenor Connexion is wholly owned by Telenor Group, one of the world’s major mobile operators. For more information please visit www.telenorconnexion.com