Distributed Intelligence

Intelligence that Empowers

Empower business transformation. Evolve your distribution grid operations and enhance your customers’ experience with proven, innovative edge intelligence applications that are managing the active grid of today—and tomorrow.

Solving critical power grid challenges in innovative new ways.

Improve grid efficiency, reliability and safety while transforming customer service and accommodating more distributed energy resources onto the grid.



Provide unparalleled knowledge and real-time information by deploying edge intelligence to accurately control and manage the grid and enhance your customer engagement.



Create a scalable, resilient and secure platform that delivers utilities insight, control and capabilities to manage an increasingly complex distribution grid.



Deliver proven value today with applications that allow innovators to build open, interoperable, value-driven outcomes—including smart home and distributed energy resource offerings—that evolve with market and consumer demands.

Leveraging Distributed Intelligence to Transform the Customer Experience

Distributed Intelligence Drivers & Considerations

Distributed Intelligence Applications


Leveraging Distributed Intelligence in an Evolving Energy Landscape

Distributed Intelligence Applications

Enable new and innovative approaches to solving the challenges facing the world’s power grids and transforming utility consumer engagement through smart home applications and active demand response.

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Next-Generation AMI: Expand and Gain Maximum Value from Your Investments


Distributed Intelligence Safety Bundle

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Creating the Future for Utilities

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Distributed Intelligence Partner Ecosystem

Unlock your IoT potential.

With Itron's industrial IoT expertise and open platform, innovators around the world are joining the Itron Partner Ecosystem to deliver best-in-class solutions to today's challenges.

Distributed Intelligence Developer Program: Unlock Your IoT Potential

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Related Use Cases


High Impedance Detection

Rely on advanced sensing and data processing to spot high-impedance faults and related grid safety issues without a significant investment in distribution automation equipment.


Meter Bypass Theft Detection

Eliminate time and costs for false positive meter bypass investigations, detect and report theft rapidly, recover revenue, improve accuracy and ensure real-time edge intelligence to support the investigation process.


Residential Neutral Fault Detection

Provide real-time identification of conditions where the neutral is broken or in poor condition, and the customer or transformer ground connection is faulty.

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Outage Detection & Analysis

Provide more timely and accurate reporting by communicating and analyzing both localized and wide-scale outages.


Location Awareness

Effectively use smart meters as grid sensors to know exactly where these assets are in relation to others in your distribution network.

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Grid Reliability

Lower costs, improve results and address challenges by resolving issues such as reliability, power quality, theft and transformer loading.

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Itron Networks

Enable true interoperability and distributed intelligence to deliver business outcomes for utilities and smart cities.

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AMI Operations

Enhance operational efficiency and deliver the functional capabilities needed to more efficiently manage and operate your AMI system at scale.

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Meter Data Management System

Drive electric, gas and water outcomes and provide mission-critical data to support applications for meter-to-cash and beyond.

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Managed Services

Our managed services will provide you with a lower TCO, the ability to scale instantly, enhanced security, faster implementation and rapid innovation.

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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Leverage a proven ecosystem that connects millions of devices and revolutionizes distributed intelligence to deliver real-time solutions to today’s challenges.


High Impedance Detection

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Location Awareness

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Outage Detection

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Residential Neutral Fault Detection

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Theft Detection

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The Possibilities of DI are Endless

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Intelligence at the Edge

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Intelligent Connectivity

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