Monday 9 December, 2019

JPS to improve street lights

Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) has selected US company CIMCON Lighting to provide 35,000 intelligent streetlight controls as part of its vision for a smart grid.   

The deal, which was announced last week, will reduce energy and raise efficiency, the light and power service provider said.

CIMCON will provide JPS with technology to integrate into street lights in order to allow remote control and scheduling, adaptive dimming control, revenue grade energy metering, automated fault monitoring and alert notifications, and superior asset management capabilities.

"CIMCON is very pleased to have been selected by JPS as its intelligent controls provider," said Anil Agrawal, CIMCON Lighting, CEO.  

"Our controls coupled with Silver Springs AMI network will allow JPS to reduce its energy costs while simultaneously providing a clear path to the realization of its vision for a Connected Nation by providing the platform for a wide variety of sensors and applications including environmental sensors, video analytics, traffic monitoring, electric vehicle chargers and more."

CIMCON Lighting is the world's leading provider of scalable, intelligent wireless outdoor lighting management solutions for traditional, LED and solar-based streetlights along with a variety of Smart City devices and applications.

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