Silver Spring Networks, Inc. is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart grid energy networks. For over ten years, Silver Spring has been delivering open, standards-based IPv6 network infrastructure to connect 17.5M homes and businesses on five continents across the world's harshest outdoor conditions and topographically diverse environments.
Beyond the energy sector, Silver Spring is now empowering cities and
municipal infrastructure operators to leverage these same IPv6,
machine-to-machine networks to deliver Smart City solutions. With as
much as 40% of a city’s energy budget consumed by street lights, Silver
Spring realized that networked LED street lights is one optimal asset
entry point for cities to implement the network platform approach.
Networking LEDs can save cities up to 65% in energy costs. Additionally
by upgrading to smart street lights, operators will find that the
automated systems provide maintenance and precise outage notifications,
reducing operational costs by 40%.
As an industry pioneer, Silver Spring is also offering its Smart Street
Light Solution with a revolutionary new Network-as-a-Service offering,
enabling cities to ‘self-fund’ Smart City networks.
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