Baltimore Gas and Electric picks Elster for AMI deployment

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Raleigh, N.C., January 5, 2011 — Elster entered into a new multi-year frame agreement with Baltimore Gas & Electric to supply both residential and commercial gas diaphragm meters.

Shipments of AC-250, AL-425, AL-630 and AL-800 model meters have commenced and will be used in BG&E's advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) deployment.

"We are pleased to have expanded our business with an important customer and we look forward to working with BG&E in the future," said Roy Sutterfield, president of Elster Gas, North America.

Elster is one of the world's largest electricity, gas and water measurement and control providers. The company's offerings include distribution monitoring and control, advanced smart metering, demand response, networking and software solutions, and numerous related communications and services — key components for enabling consumer choice, operational efficiency and conservation. Elster's products and solutions are widely used by utilities in the traditional and emerging smart grid markets.

Elster has one of the most extensive installed revenue measurement bases in the world, with more than 200 million metering devices deployed over the last 10 years.

The company sells its products and services in more than 130 countries across electricity, gas, water and multi-utility applications for residential, commercial and industrial, and transmission and distribution applications.

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