Itron Inc., a technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced at Intersolar North America that it has expanded its relationship with Sunrun, one of the largest dedicated residential solar companies in the U.S.
Itron provides comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water in a broad product portfolio that includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; as well as managed and consulting services.
“Sunrun has used Itron’s solar monitoring services for several years to provide accurate and reliable home solar monitoring to our customers,” said Steve Kent, vice president of service delivery at Sunrun. “With Itron Total Solar, we have greater flexibility and convenience that will help us create an even better customer experience. Itron has been a supportive and collaborative partner to Sunrun and we look forward to continuing our work together.”
With Itron Total Solar, Itron’s services team will run, manage and maintain Itron’s solar offering for Sunrun, including the collection, storage and validation of solar PV production data via a reliable and secure 4G LTE cellular network. The production data and analytics services will be made available to Sunrun through a secure, cloud-based infrastructure and easy-to-use API-based interface.
“With Itron Total Solar, our experienced team will manage all aspects of Sunrun’s day-to-day system operations to offload the burden of maintenance tasks and provide greater flexibility, cost optimization and accelerated time-to-value,” said Lou Gust, Itron vice president of sales and marketing for electricity in North America. “We are excited to expand our work with Sunrun, helping them optimize the management of energy resources so they can better serve their customers.