Bilbao, February 13th. EDP begins the deployment of a PRIME AMI in Portugal, where CG Automation will be the main supplier of Data Concentrators.
Since 2012, when CG Group Company acquired the smart grid solution provider ZIV company, CG has become the main PRIME meter supplier in the world. CG offers a global “ZIV smart grid solutions portfolio” covering various technologies, such as PLC (G3-PLC, PRIME) and radio (ZIGBee). ZIV Data concentrator was the first DCU certified by the PRIME alliance and has a relevant market share.
Speaking on this achievement, Mr. Fernando Calvo, CG Distribution Automation Sales & Application Manager stated: “We thank EDP for awarding CG this contract which encourages us to continue innovating and collaborating in different working groups and alliances for the development of multi-standard ZIV smart grid solutions. Many years ago, we believed in the benefits of the PRIME alliance for both utilities and suppliers. Now we envision a very promising future, offering utilities worldwide a comprehensive portfolio including multi-standard smart meters, data concentrators and smart grid communication solutions”.
About CG AUTOMATION – ZIV Distribution Automation Solutions (ZIV DAS)
CG is an engineering conglomerate with a broad portfolio of products and services, ranging from high-end Power and Industrial Solutions to lifestyle Consumer products. CG is present in 85 countries with more than 16,000 employees across the world.
CG Automation headquarters located in Bilbao, Spain, host the center of excellence for the development of CG’s smart grid solutions commercialized under ZIV® brand.
The Distribution Automation Product Line (ZIV DAS) offers a broad and innovative portfolio covering various technologies, such as PLC (G3-PLC, PRIME) and radio (ZIGBee): from MV & Low voltage automation systems, to ZIV smart meters, data concentrators, communication solutions and electrical vehicle charging stations.
Caption: ZIV 4CCT – PRIME first certified DATA CONCENTRATOR UNIT
Itziar Lasaosa – CG Automation Communications Manager