EGAT Commissions Power Measurement ION Meters

October 19, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Power Measurement Ltd. (Victoria, BC, Canada) reported that the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has commissioned a network of intelligent energy meters to help increase the country’s energy reserves during periods of peak usage. As part of its "Peak Cut Project" initiative, EGAT will install approximately 1,200 ION® energy meters from Power Measurement.

EGAT has specified a range of Power Measurement ION 6200 meters and ION 7500 RTU remote terminal units to help approximately 1,000 large commercial and industrial customers participate in the program by proactively monitoring and controlling energy usage in real time, and reducing consumption through standby generation as necessary.