Smart energy solutions of Microsoft partners were the focus of the metering Europe 2009 Hamburg/Barcelona, October 14, 2009 on the occasion of the 11th metering & Billing/CRM Europe were the smart energy solutions of certified Microsoft partner power economizer, ELV, EMC and co2online the focus of visitor interest. The companies presented in the framework of the fair end-to-end solutions on the basis of IP v. 6. These range from collecting data on electricity, gas and water meters via home displays, smart gateways and front-end software for the Web, mobile phones like iPhone and Windows Mobile, Internet, until going to the integration of business-oriented processes in ERP and ISU systems (industry solution for utilities) back end and cloud services. The interest in automated solutions for the measurement and control of energy consumption has grown steadily in the past years.
Important driver for this market are in addition to the political EU regulations to reduce the interest of the citizens, their energy consumption and the rising energy cost and CO2 emissions to meet. The technological challenge for the manufacturer of smart energy solutions is to connect the old counter technology as well as modern smart-metering systems, with modern Energiesparkomponenten, mobile devices, Web services, and various software solutions that offer consumers a quick and sustainable return-on-investment. The end-to-end solutions presented in Barcelona of the Microsoft partners combine various technologies to a continuous smart energy network, which meets the varied requirements of energy suppliers, municipal utilities, and end customers alike power economizer ELV, EMC and co2online. The end-to-end solutions comprise a combination of hardware and software of various providers. So EMC brings his entire consulting and system integration expertise in addition to its multi-channel customer interface in the solutions. The Hamburg-based power economizer demonstrated in Barcelona next to white-label – and cloud-computing Portal systems gateway software and User interfaces and how energy efficiency can be achieved with home control solutions.