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The CENTRON meter is a solid-state, single-phase residential electricity meter that provides utilities with unparalleled digital accuracy, reliability, serviceability and cost-effectiveness. It is also one of the most adaptable meters on the residential market, providing an array of communications and application options to meet current and future business needs.
Features + Benefits
The CENTRON meter was engineered specifically for the widely varied needs of the residential market. The CENTRON C1S, the basic platform for all CENTRON meters, is a solid-state electricity meter that measures single-phase energy consumption. The CENTRON meter is a breakthrough metering platform designed to grow and change with the utility industry. With its low starting watts and low watts lost, the CENTRON meter is more accurate than  electromechanical meters.

When you deploy the CENTRON meter, you can:
  • Measure the energy usage of your residential customers more accurately and reliably than ever before, at a cost that makes sense in the residential market
  • Deploy a metering platform that will be ready for an automatic meter reading (AMR) system when you are
  • Reduce operational costs by updating aging electromechanical meters that are quickly becoming more difficult and costly to maintain
  • Reduce cases of energy theft and revenue loss due to meter tampering. The CENTRON meter tamper resistance features include measuring energy even if the meter is inverted and detecting when the meter is removed from a live socket
  • When you are ready to deploy an AMR system, the CENTRON meter’s flexible format allows the communications functions to be installed without disturbing the finely-tuned metrology. Options are available for network communications, PLC and an array of radio frequency (RF) protocols
  • Adapt meters easily and cost-effectively to meet the needs of your customers. The modular architecture of the CENTRON meter allows new snap-in personality modules to be installed in the meter without disturbing the finely calibrated metrology board in the lower, measurement portion of the meter. Optional snap-in personality modules include demand, time-of-use (TOU), load profile and various communication protocol options

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Partners
The Aclara Metering Transponders for Itron CENTRON® residential and SENTINEL® C&I electric meters integrate the features of the Itron meters with the TWACS® two-way fixed network power line communication system.
AlertMe is the leading technology innovator in cloud-based Smart Home Services.
Aztech Associates Inc. develops leading products for energy conservation and demand management in the utility industry as well as devices for home area networks (HAN) and business, and additional robust products for asset tracking and monitoring.
Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
Computime is a global technology, brand and manufacturing company providing innovative automation and control solutions to customers in commercial, industrial and consumer markets.
Cooper’s PLC solution is currently integrated with the Itron C1SX residential electric meter.
With Digi X-Grid™ Solutions, Digi International is focused on bringing all the devices that exist beyond the meter back to our application partners. Two key components are the iDigi® Device Cloud™ platform and wireless gateways.
ecobee delivers intelligent energy management solutions. Installed in homes and businesses across North America, the ecobee Open Energy Management Platform is the easiest way for residential and commercial customers to understand, manage and reduce their energy consumption.
Emerson Climate Technologies (ECT), a $4B business group within Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions. With 75 years of HVAC control expertise and over 300k demand response thermostats sold to date, Emerson is uniquely positioned to deliver the quality and reliability that’s required for a successful DSM program.
Energate is a fast-emerging global market leader for home energy management and demand response solutions: controls, systems, software and services.
EnergyHub, an Itron smart grid partner, is the consumer face of the Smart Grid, helping consumers and their utilities reduce energy consumption and save money with smart, simple, and cost-effective energy management tools.
Exegin is a leading supplier of ZigBee network stacks, application profile components, development tools, and ZigBee-to-TCP/IP interworking equipment.
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address some of the world’s toughest challenges linked to global macrotrends such as energy efficiency, clean energy generation, safety and security, globalization and customer productivity.
Jetlun Corporation is a leader in network bridging solutions for Smart Grid and Energy Management for home and building energy management.
Landis+Gyr Cellnet RF is currently integrated with the Itron CENTRON residential and the SENTINEL C&I electric meters.
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today’s residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, lighting energy management systems, and security and automation applications.
Founded in January 2008, MMB Research is a Toronto-based engineering firm with industry leading expertise and experience in wireless, embedded, and Smart Energy technologies.
Rainforest Automation, Inc. makes products that allow utilities and their customers to manage real time energy use.
Schneider Electric's Wiser Home Management system, a comprehensive demand management solution for utilities and consumers, allows homeowners to reduce or shift energy use during peak times and helps electricity providers improve grid efficiency and network reliability.
Smartenit is dedicated to delivering automation solutions that save electricity and water while providing comfort in modern homes and buildings
Tantalus provides Smart Grid solutions for Advanced Metering, Demand Response & Distribution Automation. Tantalus is currently integrated with Itron’s CENTRON C1SX electric meter.
Trilliant offers an under-the-glass WAN solution for the SENTINEL® C&I electric meter that utilizes public wireless networks operating on GSM/GPRS or CDMA/1xRTT technology.  CellReader also works seamlessly with Itron MV-90xi and requires no additional middleware.
Known as “The Intelligent Devices Company™”, Universal Devices, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of affordable, autonomous, Internet accessible, automation and energy management products and solutions.
The software platform from Wireless Glue delivers real-time energy data and control to Energy Management, Demand Response and other Cloud-Based solutions.

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