The city of Fort Collins, Colorado, has selected Corix Utilities to install smart devices for the city’s new advanced meter project. Jeff Van Ess, Vice President of United States Measurement Services, for Corix Utilities U.S.A. notes, “Our solution will maximize the success of the City’s advanced meter project and support the transformation of Fort Collins Utilities. We take an approach that guarantees data accuracy and provides customers with a 360 degree view of their electric and water usage.”
The new program is scheduled to install approximately 100,000 electric meters, water meters, and water modules at Fort Collins customer locations. It also includes operation of a call center to manage installation services-related phone calls and appointment management. In addition, also included are warehousing and cross-dock facilities needed to manage the inventory of new and old meter devices and the testing and verification of all activities and services that are provided. The bulk of the 100,000 meters are expected to be deployed by the spring of 2013.
Steve Catanach, Fort Collins Utilities Light and Power Manager, adds: “We are delighted to be partners with Corix in the Advanced Meter Fort Collins project. Given Corix’s industry-leading experience in this area, we are confident of meeting our meter and equipment installation goals.”
The Corix Group of Companies partners with investor owned utilities, co-ops, and municipal utilities to maximize their success with AMR/AMI project deployments, field maintenance and HAN installations across North America. Corix has successfully installed more than 12 million advanced meters across North America.
Corix is a private company whose primary owners are BC Investment Management Corporate and CAI Capital Management Inc., two large and stable members of the North American investment community. Please visit www.corix.com for more information.
Located in the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins has been ranked sixth out of the top 100 best places to live by Money Magazine. The home of Colorado State University, Fort Collins is a leader in developing a sustainable city organization and community.