Itron, Inc. has announced a strategic alliance with Choice, a Brazilian technology company, to integrate and jointly market a non-technical loss (NTL) solution to utilities around the world, with a strong focus in Brazil. The joint solution will help utilities quickly identify areas of non-technical loss in their service territory, delivering a high return on investment.

Itron is a global technology company that helps utilities measure, manage and analyze energy and water, and Choice is a leading NTL solution provider serving Brazil and other areas of Latin America. Itron’s comprehensive smart metering and data management solutions integrated with Choice’s Revenue Intelligence technology will provide utilities with a solution that more quickly and effectively identifies and recovers electricity losses. The solution will optimize both companies’ ability to create, collect, measure, store and analyze meter information.