New partnership with Itron

Kamstrup proves interoperability by collaborating with Itron in Austria

As a result of Kamstrup’s strategy to increase flexibility and interoperability within smart metering in Austria, Kamstrup and Itron have developed an alliance centered upon energy metering.

The collaboration will focus specifically on the Austrian market, where Kamstrup will take part on addressing industry requirements to have multiple options for meter suppliers for smart grid projects. Kamstrup will deliver the RF communication OMNIPOWER smart meter, a component of the OMNIA Suite smart grid platform, which in combination with an Itron OpenWay Riva network communications module will provide IEEE-standards based PLC and RF communications at the same time.

The collaboration is part of Kamstrup’s strategy to secure even greater interoperability in metering solutions, which gives the utilities more flexibility in their choice of AMI solutions.

“Openness and interoperability – just as data security and performance – are important to a future-proof smart grid solution. Our smart grid platform OMNIA Suite is designed for seamless integration. It offers high flexibility within the system, and it is easily integrated with other data collection systems. This collaboration, where the
OMNIPOWER smart meter will be integrated with Itron’s OpenWay Riva solution, is proof of its interoperability”, says Country Manager in Austria, Wolfgang Haager.
The collaboration with Itron follows in the wake of several other alliances within smart metering. Working with technology companies such as Itron, NURI Telecom and Silver Spring Networks Kamstrup expands its partnering network and increases the possibility of offering more flexible solutions for utilities within the energy and water industry. 

About Kamstrup

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.

For additional information, please contact
Carsten Nielsen
Head of Product Management – Smart Grid Solutions
T: +45 30 43 75 11