Metering International Magazine, host of the Smart Energy West Coast conference is pleased to announce that Alcatel-Lucent will be participating at the 2009 Smart Energy West Coast conference taking place from August 31 – September 1, 2009 in San Diego, California.  

Smart Energy West Coast 2009 conference is expected to attract over 200 attendees to hear from over 30 industry elite speakers that will present an in-depth look beyond the meter to home area networks, plug-in electric hybrid vehicles and myriad applications within the home and office building as well as bring to focus the hottest metering and grid issues on the West Coast.

Smart Energy West Coast is the perfect partner for Alcatel-Lucent, who provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. As a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers the end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move.

Smart Energy West Coast 2009 conference will create a platform for utilities, vendors and stakeholders to creatively find solutions for the West Coast’s energy and technological demands, discussing issues around how to gain interoperability through collaboration, effective cyber-security, governmental regulations, corporate carbon footprints, putting the meter data to work and net-metering. AMI for sub–metering will be a focus area within the conference as well as the smart grid advancement initiatives.

Smart Energy West Coast 2009 conference, with the participation and support from Alcatel-Lucent, will explore how strategies, technologies and developments can be implemented to achieve corporate, regional as well as national and global energy and communication objectives.  

Mike Smith, Spintelligent Vice President & General Manager, North America, added, “We are all excited about Alcatel-Lucent signing on to support the Smart Energy West Coast Conference.  With the integral role that robust communications infrastructure plays in the emerging smart energy market, the participation of an industry leader such as Alcatel-Lucent underscores the importance of the Smart Energy West Coast Conference in bringing together key players in this dynamic marketplace.”

An updated program detailing topics and presentations for Smart Energy West Coast 2009 conference can be downloaded from the event website. www.metering.com/sewc

For more information, for media accreditation or interviews with speakers contact:

Marketing Manager: Brigitte Hart
Brigitte.hart@spintelligent.com
Tel: 888 559 8017 EXT: 3570
Fax: 413 487 6276
Web: www.metering.com/sewc
Conference location:
San Diego, CA