“The transition to an information-enabled grid is part of a dramatic change in the global energy industry. Smart Grid deployments represent a substantial investment in time, capital and resources,” says Andy White, Chairman and CEO at Trilliant, “With over one million units in the field and the financial resources that accompany that scale of business, Trilliant is in a great position to rapidly extend the company’s leading market and product position.” White’s words are indicative of the smart grid upheavals that utilities across the world are experiencing, and how Trilliant stays abreast in this transformation. As was illustrated in the case of EVNHCMC, Trilliant’s Smart Grid Communications Platform enables two-way communication across the source-transmission-distribution-consumption value chain. Distributed Data Exchange (DDX) technology that powers the platform treats every device or component as a sovereign data point and hence, an independently communicating entity that essentially escalates scalability, flexibility, and functionality to the grid.
Trilliant’s platform provides a unified communications channel in each point of interest on the grid in a secure, scalable and optimized manner, as White describes, “Utilities are faced with daunting technical complexities to unify the disparate information from their many systems.
The transition to an information-enabled grid is part of a dramatic change in the global energy industry
On the demand side, Smart Consumer, as its name implies, helps utilities engage with their consumers, in the way that is effective in this age. Residences and businesses can view their usage statistics, current demand and consumption information, and pricing information in their own meters. This solution makes it easy for utilities to unveil Critical Peak Pricing (CPP) programs to actively inform consumers about scheduled events and put them in the drivers’ seats in terms of response. The SOAP-API enabled open architecture UnitySuite Enterprise Software Platform and Consumer Engagement Management System (CEMS) from Trilliant integrate and shuttle data seamlessly across existing applications in the utility infrastructure.
Trilliant’s active involvement with utilities and consumers in the smart grid and smart city revolution has put the company in the spotlight globally. “The future is bright and innovation will be rapid,” concludes White.