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Smart grid communications provider Tantalus has announced the commercial availability of TRUCheck, a transformer metering and monitoring solution designed for electric utilities.

According to Tantalus, TRUCheck will help utilities use real-time meter data to address the highest-value levels of electric transformer monitoring. The company says the device will help utilities save money and truck rolls by automating theft detection, distribution asset optimization and power quality management.

The device is a rugged, outdoor-rated solution that can be quickly installed, Tantalus notes. The company adds that TRUCheck can be integrated with nearly any advanced metering infrastructure network and any third-party meter data management platform.

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