Smart grid solutions to Latin America’s power theft crises

Because the meter system and standards are different, the same foreign protocols might not be able to work in this market. This is a key point to emphasize,” said Geraldo Guimaraes, vice president of Elster Integrated Solutions, Latin America.|At the end of 2011, the Brazilian Government certified Echelon technology for deployment by the company’s local partner, ELO Sistemas Eletronicos, to provide an end-to-end, two-way smart metering system.