Communication Front End for Smart Meter ManagementPanama
- Project start: September 2017
- Project completion: October 2017
- iGrid products involved: iGW-VM
- Number of sites: Over 300 meters
- Number of data points: Over 6000 I/O points
- Protocols: DLMS, IEC60870‑5–102 and Modbus
In collaboration with STM Telecontrol, the iGW-VM is being used as communication front-end for the ZAPHIRE application (by STM) on a project in Panama, which was led by a major gas utility from Spain.
The system is monitoring thousands of meters, collecting all their data, including load profiles, through several protocols (e.g. Modbus, IEC60870‑5–102 and DLMS) and delivering it to ZAPHIRE using JSON webservices.
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