Elster’s EnergyICT business unit is partnering with Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) go improve sustainability in the Silicon Valley region. EnergyICT joins more than 130 SSV partners seeking to establish a sustainable energy future. Acquired in 2009 by Elster, EnergyICT provides energy management services and meter data management services to utilities, energy suppliers and end customers.
SSV is a non-profit association committed to create the conditions, expertise, and tools toward building a sustainable future in Silicon Valley. SSV hosts numerous programs designed to unite and assist partners in developing strategies that increase sustainability of their operations, as well as developing smart, sustainable infrastructure for energy and wate.
SSV executive director Marianna Grossman explains, “As an industry leader in efficiently monitoring and distributing energy resources, we are pleased to welcome Elster EnergyICT to our organization. We look forward to Elster EnergyICT’s thought leadership in operations and resource management to help move us forward.”
Claude Godin, president of EnergyICT in North America, notes, “Sustainable Silicon Valley is a catalyst for sustainability collaboration within a diverse community. Our partnership in SSV is an expression of our commitment to becoming a more sustainable organization and to helping our customers and suppliers become more sustainable through our products and services as well.”
Elster EnergyICT is also planning to participate in the third Annual WEST Summit at Santa Clara University on May 24, 2012. The conference is designed to attract thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and decision makers from business, government, and utilities who will discuss global Water Energy Smart Technology issues.