Itron Smart Meters Featured in NEMA Smart Grid Video Series

Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that it participated in the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Vids for Grids: New Media for the New Energy Workforce program to help demonstrate smart grid equipment, explain electrical engineering concepts and portray exciting career opportunities in smart grid technology.

“We were thrilled to collaborate with NEMA on this important project,” said Mike Higgins, general manager of operations in Oconee, South Carolina. “As the video exhibits, Itron’s smart meters are an integral component of the smart grid, and we aim to employ the best and brightest people and practices to build the highest quality product for our utility customers.”

NEMA, the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers, recently launched the first few videos from its 12-video program. Its goal is to educate the public and engineering students about smart grid concepts. Through this program, NEMA is working with selected member manufacturers to highlight a variety of technologies that play a vital role in the smart grid.

To view NEMA’s Vids for Grids videos, including the one featuring Itron, click here.

About Itron:

At Itron, we’re dedicated to delivering end-to-end smart grid and smart distribution solutions to electric, gas and water utilities around the globe. Our company is the world’s leading provider of smart metering, data collection and utility software systems, with nearly 8,000 utilities worldwide relying on our technology to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water. Our offerings include electricity, gas, water and heat meters; network communication technology; collection systems and related software applications; and professional services. To realize your smarter energy and water future, start here:

About NEMA:

NEMA is the association of electrical and medical imaging equipment manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end use of electricity. These products are used in utility, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. The association’s Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) Division represents manufacturers of cutting-edge medical diagnostic imaging equipment including MRI, CT, x-ray, and ultrasound products. Worldwide sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing and Mexico City.

For additional information, contact:
Sharelynn Moore
Director, Itron Marketing & Communications
(509) 891-3524

Angela Lockwood
Itron Marketing & Communications
(509) 891-3816


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