Apex CoVantage Brings Smart Metering to the Caribbean with ProField


ProField's meter replacement workflow optimization technology drives safety and efficiency as the Grand Cayman embraces advanced metering infrastructure (AMI)



HERNDON, Va. – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC), a power provider in the Cayman Islands, has selected Apex CoVantage's ProField® software and services to optimize the rollout of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) initiative.



Apex will provide CUC with its ProField enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and training, project management, and back-office quality assurance processes, including socket photo analysis and meter read accuracy analysis. Apex's unique methodology applies business process management (BPM) principles to installation workflows, improving safety by designing-out common errors. Real-time communications, built into the ProField technology, also increase project efficiency and keep customers positively engaged throughout the entire deployment process.



CUC has a long-standing commitment to providing safe and reliable services and ensuring that all decisions made at the corporate level are environmentally responsible.



"We want to bring smart grid benefits to our customers in the safest and most efficient way possible," said Sacha Tibbetts, manager of engineering and customer services at CUC. "Apex's expertise in meter deployment best practices and unique technology makes this an ideal partnership."



"Apex is constantly finding new ways to help utilities optimize the value while avoiding the risks of smart meter deployments," said Shashi Gupta, CEO at Apex. "We are pleased to have this opportunity to support a successful system deployment and help CUC uphold its customer commitments."



About Apex Smart Grid Solutions



Apex Smart Grid Solutions provides meter replacement and network equipment installation powered by ProField®, the industry's only integrated ERP solution for mobile workforce management. ProField eases the road to smart grid for utilities by cost-effectively managing workforces for AMI rollouts -- ensuring reliability, reducing risk, increasing compliance, and enhancing customer engagement. See more at: http://www.ApexSmartGrid.com and follow Apex on Twitter at @Apex_Smartgrid.



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McDonnell Group, Inc.

(404) 583-0003 ext. 105



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