Itron Customers Top Smart City Governments List

Itron delivers solutions that help cities become more efficient and sustainable. Recently, Eden Strategy Institute, a strategy consulting firm, put…


US3 and Itron Win American Public Works Association Project of the Year

Congratulations to our partner, Utility Systems Science & Software (US3), who recently won the Texas Public Works Association Project of the Year…


Bringing Safety to the Edge

Safety is always top of mind for gas utilities, and new technology advancements, like the OpenWay® Riva Intelis gas meter, make it possible to reduce…


Accepting Nominations: 2018 Excellence in Resourcefulness Best Practice Awards

Itron partner Frost and Sullivan is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Excellence in Resourcefulness Best Practices Awards. As a growth…


New Intelis Water Meter Debuts at ACE18

Itron recently attended American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 137th Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE), and for the first time, showcased our…


IoT World Continued: Partner Engagement Demonstrated During IoT Live! Tour

In last week’s blog post, we highlighted what we said on stage during IoT World. This week, we’re going to discuss how our partners helped us…


EEI Convention: Looking Toward the Future

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Annual Convention in San Diego. This annual event brings together energy…


IoT World 2018: Itron Leaders Share IoT Insights During Industry Event

The IoT industry is evolving quickly, and it isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. GSMA Intelligence projects that the IoT market will be worth…


Itron Showcases Proven Networks at UTC Telecom & Technology 2018

Electric, gas and water have long been considered essential services provided by utilities and cities around the world. But now, as utilities are…


Power Over Energy: Educating Consumers Through Social Media

At Itron, we strive to help create a more resourceful world—and that mission goes beyond partnering with utilities and cities. Through our Power Over…


Partnering for Smarter Cities

I recently had the pleasure of attending the second annual Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley, organized by the Smart Cities Council. During this…


Transforming in the IoT Space

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) age has changed the way many industries—including Itron—engage with customers. In this new era, it’s all…


Analytics and Customer Portals Shine at CS Week 2018

At CS Week 2018 in Tampa, Florida, Itron hit the show floor and showcased our expanded portfolio, bringing to the forefront the best of our smart…


National Hurricane Preparedness Week: How Smart Technology is Helping Cities Prepare for an Active Season

Following a record-breaking 2017 hurricane season – which cost the U.S. more than $200 billion in damage, eclipsing the previous record of $159…


Don’t Miss Itron and #IoTLive at #IoTWorld

Itron is excited to yet again be participating and exhibiting at this year’s IoT World at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 14-17. This event…


CS Week: Transforming the Customer Experience

In 2017, Itron acquired not one, but two companies. First Comverge—a leading distributed energy management company—and then Silver Spring Networks—a…


How Will You Practice Resourcefulness on April 22?

Here at Itron, we have a saying—the way we manage energy and water will define this century. Through our technology and innovation, we are working to…


Five Grid Management Capabilities You Should Demand That Only RF Mesh Delivers

Modernization efforts are ramping up for leading European utilities with the rapid proliferation of smart devices extending throughout the…


To BYOT or Not to BYOT: That is the Question

Itron is a long-time member of the Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA), which was founded in 1999 as the voice of demand response practitioners. I…


Fulfilling the Vision of the Multiple Application Network

In the past year, many people have asked me about smart cities, and how useful they are for the citizens living in the city. A study that we…


A Year of Innovations and Impact

At Itron, we seek to grow resourceful communities across the globe with our technology, growing portfolio and community outreach. Last year, we…


Seven Reasons Grid Solution Providers Partner With Itron

Modernization of the power grid is picking up steam globally, making it the ideal time to be a solution provider in this incredibly exciting and…


Powering Women in Utilities

The work-life balance can be a challenge to manage, but as with any difficult situation, Samantha Ettus has proven it is better with pie. Ettus…


WEI’s Women in Energy Symposium and Celebrating American Business Women’s Day

Today is American Business Women’s Day. This day is about networking, celebrating broken barriers and looking ahead to further progression of working…


Breaking New Ground with Demand Response

Itron and Comverge, now Itron Distributed Energy Management, have a tradition of technological innovation. By joining forces, we have the opportunity…


Beyond the Hype of Smart Cities

Communities organizations, cities and companies must work every day to truly achieve the big picture of creating smart cities. Our goal of…


Cotati, CA – Transitioning to AMI: Removing the Guesswork

Cotati, California is a bedroom community of 7,500 residents located in Sonoma County about 45 miles north of San Francisco. As a progressive,…


Itron + Scholarship America = Dream

In the next five to 10 years, more than 500,000 employees in the energy industry are expected to retire , according to the Committee on Energy and…


An Exciting Time for the Gas Industry

Next week, the natural gas industry will convene in Orlando for the American Gas Association Operations Conference to share knowledge, ideas and…


Removing the Guesswork with AMI

For water providers of all shapes and sizes, collecting data from assets in the field is a critical component of your operations—but it can be a…


Itron’s OpenWay Riva Pushes Intelligence to the Edge at DistribuTECH 2017

Propelled by technology selection announcements this week at Public Service Company of New Mexico and AVANGRID in New York, Itron’s OpenWay Riva™…


Why Itron Idea Labs?

I just got a Google Home – you know, the speaker you can talk to and it will play music. It tells me what the outside temperature is or what a cup of…


In Search of Machine Intelligence @CES 2017

Day three at CES. I was on a mission to find machine intelligence, not a product but an ingredient technology. I was expecting to see it embedded in…


The Connected World and Autonomous Cars @CES 2017

Day two at CES was all about the cars—self-driving cars—a.k.a. Autonomous Vehicles (AV). AVs will change transportation as we know it by creating a…


Virtual Reality, Tech, Tools and Smart Energy and Water @CES 2017

CES day one. It’s been a crazy day of taking in the latest and greatest gadgets and technology in Las Vegas. As usual, I’ve geeked out as much as…


IoT at CES – More Than Just Buzz in the Energy Sector

CES 2017 marks the 21st year since the term Internet of Things (IoT) was introduced. Since it first appeared in 1985, we have seen a growing number…


Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to Itron’s blog! Whether this is the first time you’ve visited our blog or if you are a regular follower, I hope you find the stories we are…


Welcome to the Active Grid

The Active Grid is where the smart grid meets the Internet of Things.


Itron Among Founding Partners of Spokane’s Smart City Living Lab

Itron is among the six founding partners of Urbanova, the newly-named smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington, which announced today the…


The Power of Perfect Partnerships

Resourcefulness isn’t just our mission – it’s in our DNA. It is more than a mantra, it’s a passion, and we aim to inspire and educate others to join…


Utilities Have an Opportunity to Lead Industry Transformation and Pave the Way to a More Resourceful World

Utility companies have long been the pillars of our communities, linked with the prosperity of nations, serving as an engine of commerce and…


Itron Plays Key Role in Envision America Workshop

Itron, a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, is pleased to be among the partner…


The Internet of Things Generating a Buzz at CES in Las Vegas

It’s day three of the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, and as always it’s living up to the hype. From cool innovations in drones and car concepts…


Not only Smart but Active – Distributed Intelligence for IoT

In the developing age of the Internet of Things (IoT), we must stay attune to emerging technologies and industry transformations. What if real IoT…


Connecting Today’s Cities for Greater Resourcefulness Tomorrow

The need to apply technology to solve real challenges in our communities is growing. Cities and utilities across the country are facing a broad range…