The intelligent energy solutions consortium Entity has made a strategic investment in Advanced Energy Monitoring Systems Ltd UK.

PRI based in Winchester is a founder member of Entity the partnership of international metering companies, that share technology and distribution to provide a network, which covers over thirty countries. The Entity group has invested in the resources and experience required to develop and manufacture innovative products tailored to local market needs quickly and efficiently.

AEMS is an innovative company that specialises in analysing pump performance data and providing cost saving solutions through pumping system consultancy and efficiency improvements. The expanded international Entity Group of companies is now able to offer customers solutions that cover energy saving and metering solutions in the electricity, water and gas sectors. AEMS based in Ottery St. Mary, Devon was founded by Maurice Yates in 1981 and has expanded to supply products and offer consultancy services across the world.

Mr Sanjaya Singhal the Managing Director of the Entity Group and Chairman of PRI the Intelligent Energy Solutions Company based at Winchester made the announcement on the 4th August 2005.

Sanjaya Singhal's announcement "I am delighted to announce that on Tuesday 3rd August 2005 our Group completed the acquisition of a strategic investment in Advanced Energy Monitoring Systems Ltd, UK. AEMS is an innovative company specialising in energy management for pumping systems. Their business not only strongly complements our "secondary" business but also signals our entry into the water utilities services."    

Maurice Yates the founder of AEMS commented on joining the Entity group as follows " Joining the group gives AEMS the financial resources to significantly expand its Risk/Reward pumping management business. In addition Entity's considerable R&D resource will enable AEMS to take advantage of converging technologies."

AEMS provides pump efficiency monitoring services as well as a range of products and software used in the testing and monitoring of pump efficiency with the objective to save on energy costs and increasing reliability. Both AEMS and PRI are based in the UK and have worked together in the past.
AEMS already uses PRI CALMU intelligent metering technology in the Yates Power meter.

For further information, please see contact:

   Jane Woollacott
Advanced Energy Monitoring Systems Ltd.
The Energy Centre, Finnimore Industrial Estate, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, EX11 1NR
Tel: +44 (0) 1404 812294 & 815470 Fax: +44 (0) 1404 812603
e-mail: info@yatesmeter.co.uk  web: http;//www.yatesmeter.co.uk

or

Chris Pointer, I.Eng. MIIE
Internal Sales & Marketing Engineer
PRI Ltd., PRI House, Moorside Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7RX
Telephone +44 (0) 1962 840048  Fax+44 (0) 1962 841046
e-mail: sales@pri.co.uk  web: