Landis+Gyr and SPAN Announce Partnership to Unlock Electrification and DER Flexibility at the Grid Edge



SAN FRANCISCO and CHAM, Switzerland, Feb. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — February 26, 2024 – SPAN and Landis+Gyr (SIX: LAND) today announced a strategic partnership to cost-effectively advance electrification, create grid flexibility, and build resilience. The collaboration brings together two energy industry leaders to help utilities improve utilization of existing assets, unlock Distributed Energy Resource (DER) flexibility management, and enhance customer engagement.

Modern utilities face many competing pressures, amplified by consumer adoption of DERs, regulatory focus on vehicle and home electrification, and ambitious commitments to decarbonize the grid. Utilities must meet renewable energy deployment goals while maintaining grid stability, and upgrade aging infrastructure to electrify homes and vehicles while keeping customer bills low. In addition, end customers and regulators expect customer empowerment to manage both their energy cost as well as their carbon footprint. Through this new partnership, SPAN and Landis+Gyr are combining best-in-class energy management solutions with industry leading grid edge intelligence to help utilities navigate this difficult landscape.

The co-innovated solution reimagines the interface between the home and the distribution grid, delivering a whole-home multi-asset virtual power plant (VPP), as well as offering unique tangible benefits to both utilities and end consumers, including:

Extends useful life of existing equipment
Intelligently manages loads to defer or avoid upgrades for homes and the distribution grid
Provides device-level high-resolution continuous waveform submetering
Unprecedented load visibility for analytics and simple measurement & verification
Allows control of the highest value loads with whole-home context
Orchestrates home loads based on real-time concurrent usage and customer preferences
Delivers superior homeowner experience
Provides customers total visibility and choice in load management priorities and participation

“The collaboration with Landis+Gyr allows us to advance AMI through device-level intelligence and control. Landis+Gyr’s high-resolution continuous waveform sensing, networking, and …

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