The works include the supply of luminaire controllers, design of the RF Mesh network, and 10 years of communication management for each controller provided by Itron.
Installation is expected to be complete by the end of 2021.
John Marcolini, senior vice president of Itron’s Networked Solutions, said: “With more than 3 million intelligent streetlights managed by Itron globally, we have extensive experience helping utilities and cities improve the performance of their street lighting and lay the foundation for additional smart city services.
“By collaborating with EQUANS to bring intelligent street lighting capabilities to Sibelga, we are helping improve the quality of their lighting and reducing electricity consumption while laying the foundation for future capabilities.”
Nathalie Danis, communication officer for the BeLux communication department at EQUANS, said: “In collaboration with Itron, we look forward to bringing smart street-lighting to Sibelga to help improve street lighting efficiency and enhance safety for residents.”
Serena Galeone, public relations officer at Sibelga, added: “Using Itron’s intelligent streetlight solution in collaboration with EQUANS, Sibelga looks forward to meeting our energy savings goals in Brussels.
“By taking advantage of Itron’s NaaS offering, we will benefit from Itron’s team of experts to manage and maintain each luminaire controller provided so we can continue to focus on leading the way in intelligent management of energy resources.”
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