Acea Distribuzione S.p.A (Rome, Italy) selected Oracle Utilities (Redwood Shores, California, U.S.) Meter Data Management to provide a centralized, robust meter data management system and support the company's automatic meter management (AMM) project.

The utility, which is part of Acea Group and one of the largest municipalities in Italy, selected Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management to support its AMM project, covering 1.6 million meters. Acea's project is one of the largest AMM deployments in Europe to date. The AMM system will allow Acea Distribuzione to finely manage high-accuracy, bidirectional meter data and smart grid applications to improve network operations control and automatically monitor low- and medium-voltage lines. With the AMM project, Acea plans to improve supply quality for its customers, provide commercial options tailored to an individual's consumption profile and increase availability of consumption information online.