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Singapore EMA requires Wi-SUN Interoperability

Need a reliable & secure energy supply? Follow Singapore’s lead to interoperability.

By Wi-SUN Alliance™

Government agencies worldwide are mandating improved efficiency for energy production and delivery.  Today, many forward-thinking users are moving away from closed, proprietary protocols to embrace open international standards. Wi-SUN®, the most widely deployed large scale IoT technology in the world, has developed a robust protocol based on open global standards that can deliver high performing, large scale, outdoor, urban networks suitable for a range of demanding applications including electric, water and gas metering.  Wi-SUN-based networks are operating successfully on five continents.

For example, the Singapore Energy Market Authority (SEMA) selected an IoT networking solution based on the Wi-SUN Field Area Networking (FAN) profile for the expansion of its Smart Meter Program. Interoperability with the existing Singapore Power meter deployment and the Wi-SUN FAN profile were required components for SEMA, a statutory board under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry.  According to SEMA, adhering to the Wi-SUN FAN profile based on open standards will help ensure interoperability not only today, but years from now.

The Wi-SUN FAN profile offers interoperable, multi-vendor networks to enterprise, service providers and municipalities needing a superior, open standards-based, secure networking solution for applications ranging from advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and distribution automation, to infrastructure management, intelligent transportation systems and smart street lighting.

To learn more about the benefits utilities and municipalities worldwide are seeing by implementing Wi-SUN FAN, click  here.