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Ampla, Light and Águas Guariroba win Metering International América Latina Excellence Awards
The Brazilian utilities Ampla, Light and Águas Guariroba have been awarded the Metering International’s Excellence Awards for Latin America for 2011.
Now in its ninth year, the annual Metering Latin America conference and exhibition has been at the forefront of the discussions, sharing of experiences and exchange of information of the smart metering and smart grids industry in the region. The awards were judged by a panel of regional industry experts and are sponsored by the host publication, Metering International América Latina.
Ampla is the winner in the Smart Metering category, for its Ampla Chip technology, which was developed to reduce the high levels of theft this Rio de Janeiro utility was facing. Says Jonathan Spencer Jones, editor of Metering International:
Light is the winner in the Smart Grid category, for its ongoing smart grid project. According to Metering International’
The Water Metering category was awarded to Águas Guariroba, for its application of ultrasonic metering technology to the billing and collection of sanitation services for customers that have their own water supply and would not otherwise pay. Says Jonathan Spencer Jones of Metering International:
Event website: http://www.meteringlatinamerica.com
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