This partnership will be delivered through Landis+Gyr’s independent metering services subsidiary, intelliHUB, an Australian independent, AEMO-accredited metering service provider for energy retailers.
Offering end-to-end smart metering as a service, intelliHUB creates services packages tailored specifically to individual retailer needs, including applications and software, communication, network management and metering devices.
Peter Birk, chief executive of intelliHUB, said, “We are delighted to be partnering with Simply Energy to deliver an innovative platform that is designed for the future. With intelliHUB, Simply Energy will be able to take advantage of emerging technologies such as consumer and grid analytics and smart load control as customers demand greater control over their energy consumption.
“Ultimately, metering services providers like intelliHUB can bring such opportunities to retailers and energy consumers in a way that is scalable, cost effective and timed to suit customer needs as they evolve”.
Carly Wishart, chief executive of Simply Energy, said, “In appointing an independent metering services provider, we wanted a company that has a strong, Australian presence but also the ability to leverage innovative energy technology and experience from around the world. Backed by Landis+Gyr, intelliHUB offers exactly that.
“At Simply Energy, we are committed to providing efficient energy solutions to our customers. By working with intelliHUB, it will help enable us digitise our energy offering, ultimately giving our customers greater control over how and when they use energy.”