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Echelon Corp., an energy control networking solution provider, and ELO Sistemas Eletronicos, a Brazil-based meter manufacturer, have announced that ELO is completing the deployment of a 3,400-unit pilot - the Parintins City Project - with utility Eletrobras.

Eletrobras, one of the largest utilities in Latin America, serves over 3 million customers. ELO's solution consists of a dual-mode smart meter that communicates over power line or by radio frequency through Echelon's Multipurpose Expansion Port feature. Echelon is providing smart sensor and metering sub-systems to ELO, leveraging its Energy Control Networking platform.

By year-end, ELO will deploy another 12,000 smart meters as part of this project.




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