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  • We face new competitors coming from new industries or being spin-offs from those (HTS, Eltel and other Echelon VAR’s, Telenor, TeliaSonera).We see cooperation AND competition at the same time; we have to excel in CO-OPETITION
  • We face new competitors coming from new industries or being spin-offs from those (HTS, Eltel and other Echelon VAR’s, Telenor, TeliaSonera).We see cooperation AND competition at the same time; we have to excel in CO-OPETITION
  • Landis+Gyr Smart Grid Presentation

    1. 1. AdvancedMetering: The Foundationofthe Smart Grid<br />Andreas Umbach, President & COO<br />Analyst Presentation <br />November 2008<br />Confidential Company Overview & UpdateDRAFT<br />November 2008<br />1<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    2. 2. Once upon a Time…<br />…Utilities’ business model was simple<br />Generate as much as you can<br />“Keep the lights on”<br />“Power” for “Cash”<br />Thomas Alva Edison<br />2<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    3. 3. Operational ProcessesofUtilities<br />Plan & buildenergyresources<br />Operateenergyresources<br />Plan & buildenergy delivery<br />Operateenergy delivery<br />…Metering was about “Feeding” Utilities’ Commercial Processes<br />MeterReading<br />Clearing <br />Billing <br />Metering<br />Commercial Processesof Utilities<br />3<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    4. 4. Utility Networks are “One Way” Networks –Last Mile is “Blind” <br />Automation /Real TimeFeedback<br />Very High<br />High<br />Medium /<br />None<br />None / “Blind“<br />4<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    5. 5. Thereis a GrowingUrgencytomaketheElectricityGrid“Smart“<br />Lack of real-time monitoringandcontrolcapabilities<br />Supply – demandimbalance<br />One-waytransmissionfunctionality<br />Advancedageofgridinfrastructure<br />5<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    6. 6. We are in a Transition Phase<br />Today’s challenges…<br />…quality, security and reliabilityof supply<br />…cross-border power trading and grid services<br />…integrated distributed generation and renewable energy <br />…ambitious energy policies and environmental goals<br />…electric vehicles<br />…real time and variable pricing<br />…growing expectations from consumers<br />6<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    7. 7. A Vision ofthe Future Electricity System<br />User specified quality,security and reliability ofsupply for the digital age<br />Coordinated local energy management and full integration<br />of Distributed Generation and Renewable Energy Source<br />with large-scale central power generation<br />Flexible DSM and customer-drivenvalue added services<br />Extensive small, distributedgeneration connected closeto end customers<br />Flexible, optimal andstrategic grid expansion,maintenance and operation<br />Harmonized legal frameworks facilitating cross-border trading of power and grid services<br />Source: European Commissioncommunityresearch 2008 <br />7<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    8. 8. What is a „Smart Grid“?<br />“A SmartGrid is an electricity network that can intelligently integrate the actions of all users connected to it – generators, consumers and those that do both – in order to efficiently deliver sustainable, economic and secure electricity supplies.”<br />European Technology Platform SmartGrids<br />8<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    9. 9. Linking Digital Age Information Technologies<br />Offering Utilities<br /><ul><li>Software and applications instead of hardware
    10. 10. 15 minutes to real-time meter reading
    11. 11. Processing large amounts of data
    12. 12. Larger bandwidth communication
    13. 13. Openness, interoperability, security and IP
    14. 14. Meter & communications enabled Solutions</li></ul>Advanced<br />Metering<br />Smart Meters &<br />Comms<br />Demand<br />Response<br />MeterDataManagement<br />Distribution<br />Automation<br />9<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    15. 15. Smart Metering – the Building Block of the European SmartGrid<br />Central Power Plant<br />Offices<br />Metering is “feeding” commercial processes <br />…and is providing real-time data, enabling “smart” operational processes<br />Homes<br />Storage<br />CHP<br />Micro Turbines<br />Fuel cells<br />Industrial plant<br />Virtual power plant<br />Wind turbines<br />Source: European Commissioncommunityresearch 2008 <br />10<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    16. 16. Balancing & Managing diverse Interests<br />Central Power Plant<br />Personal energy management / smart home (Demand – Response & dynamic tariffs)<br /><ul><li>All managed efficiently, effectively and sustainably
    17. 17. Tackling and balancing
    18. 18. network constraints
    19. 19. growing demand
    20. 20. competitive pressure
    21. 21. Consumers’ & society’s interest in sustainable energy usage
    22. 22. Providing Data to manage the Smart Grid</li></ul> Distributed <br />Generation<br />Virtual Power Plant<br />11<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    23. 23. Providing Information<br />Software<br />Communications<br />Telco<br />RenewableEnergy<br />System Integrators<br />EnergyMgmtServices<br />IndustrialAutomation<br />Home Automation<br />12<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    24. 24. The Metering Point becomes the “Enabler”<br />SmartMeter<br />Electricity<br />Gas<br />Heat<br />Water<br />13<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    25. 25. Making theGrid Smart <br />Regulator<br />Consumers<br />System Operators<br />Data<br />Environment<br />TechnologyProviders<br />Application & ServiceProviders<br />14<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    26. 26. 15<br />You can have “Smart Metering“without the “Smart Grid”… <br />…but the“Smart Grid”is built on“Smart Metering”<br />15<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    27. 27. ?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />16<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />
    28. 28. Thank you<br />17<br />Advanced Metering – the Foundation of the Smart Grid – Andreas Umbach / March 18th 2009<br />

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