SmartSynch, Inc. has been selected by Xcel Energy to provide smart metering, energy management, demand response and carbon monitoring solutions to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in the utility’s SmartGridCity initiative. SmartGridCity enables two-way communication between customers and Xcel Energy, and features a portfolio of smart grid technologies designed to provide a host of environmental, financial and operational benefits.
The SmartSynch solution will be deployed on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder, and on municipal buildings and select commercial and industrial buildings throughout the city. The C&I solutions, provided by SmartSynch via the AT&T Wireless network, will enable Xcel Energy to partner with its commercial and industrial customers in new ways by:
SmartSynch will join Xcel Energy’s Smart Grid Consortium, which brings together leading technologists, engineering firms, business leaders and IT experts to provide guidance as well as the products and services needed to bring Xcel Energy’s smart grid vision to life. Existing consortium members include Accenture, Current Group, GridPoint, OSISoft, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Ventyx.