Landis+Gyr signs smart grid deal with ESPH

Landis+Gyr at a trade event

Landis+Gyr announced its deal with Costa Rican utility ESPH to provide smart grid automation technology and data services.

Based in Heredia, Costa Rica, ESPH provides electric, water, sanitation and telecommunications services to residential and commercial customers in the northern suburbs of the nation’s capital, San Jose.

Landis+Gyr will supply its Gridstream Connect solution, including an RF mesh network connecting intelligent meters and distribution sensors, to provide advanced metering, line sensing, recloser automation and street light management capabilities.

The utility also plans to deploy a customer portal and prepay solution as part of the second phase of the project.

Landis+Gyr will provide data hosting services and project management support as part of the contract. Landis+Gyr is partnering with its regional distributor, CFS Sistemas, to deliver and deploy the system components.