RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2019--Electricity providers focus on reliability of service, fair price and safe energy delivery—and the new Stratus IQ ™ residential electricity meter from Sensus, a Xylem brand, can help them deliver on all fronts.

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The next-gen Stratus IQ residential meter monitors energy consumption with eight load profile channels, and it measures voltage minute-by-minute for maximum grid monitoring (Photo: Business Wire)

Designed to enhance distribution system management, Stratus IQ is the first meter in the industry to have four data streams from a single, smart device. With the horsepower of a commercial and industrial meter, Stratus IQ delivers more data, faster. Here are a few of the features:

Monitors energy consumption—and so much more—with eight load profile channelsMeasures voltage minute-by-minute for maximum grid monitoring and performanceFeatures a virtually indestructible design that protects against weather, theft and tamperingSupports “software-defined metrology features” including loss of neutral and power quality

“We’ve engineered Stratus IQ to be smarter, faster and stronger,” said Sensus Vice President of Product Management Randolph Wheatley. “It is a solution-oriented device that seamlessly supports additional features that can be delivered over-the-air—which means our customers can have the latest applications without visiting the service connection.”

Beyond traditional meter reading, the Stratus IQ meter significantly improves power management, cost savings and safety. Advanced functionalities include continuous health checks, scheduled remote disconnects and a meter history log. Overall, the meter will:

Increase operational efficiencies through system diagnosticsReduce infrastructure costs through robust designEnhance customer experience through advanced features

“The new Stratus IQ, combined with our Sensus FlexNet ® communication network, will enable utilities of all sizes to operate at peak performance,” said Wheatley.

Visit us at booth #10143 during the February 5-7 DistribuTECH Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana to see this next-gen meter in person.

About Sensus

Sensus helps a wide range of public service providers—from utilities to cities to industrial complexes and campuses—do more with their infrastructure to improve quality of life in their communities. We enable our customers to reach farther through the application of technology and data-driven insights that deliver efficiency and responsiveness. We partner with them to anticipate and respond to evolving business needs with innovation in sensing and communications technologies, data analytics and services. Learn more at sensus.com and follow @SensusGlobal on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.

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