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…