Meter data management system to enhance distribution sytem for Colorado Springs utilities

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BLOOMINGTON, MN, Aug. 31, 2010 -- Ecologic Analytics, a leading provider of meter data management systems (MDMS) for the Smart Grid, announced today Colorado Springs Utilities has selected the Ecologic MDMS to further enhance its local distribution network of more than 535,000 electric, gas and water endpoints for approximately 310,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Implementation of the Ecologic MDMS expands the operational capabilities and benefits of Springs Utilities' Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system.

The industry-proven Ecologic MDMS will support Springs Utilities in enhancing the information available for electric, gas and water customers within Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas. It also builds on the Smart Grid and conservation initiatives already underway at Springs Utilities -- including enabling Customer Energy Management and Distributed and Renewable Generation.

"We are looking forward to working closely with the Ecologic Analytics team," said Pat Moyer, general manager of Springs Utilities Field Services, AMI and System Quality. "The Ecologic MDMS provides a proven solution with advanced capabilities and vision well suited for our overall Smart Grid goals."

As a company, Ecologic Analytics has a strong history of collaborating with customers to bring new technologies to meet evolving requirements into the product for the benefit of all customers. Springs Utilities is joining a growing installed base of leading utilities that rely on the Ecologic Analytics team for their immediate and future Smart Grid initiatives.

"We clearly recognize the significance of working with customers like Colorado Springs Utilities who are uniquely positioned to leverage the robust operational capabilities and advanced analytical benefits of the Ecologic MDMS across electric, gas and water operations," said Craig Norman, president of Ecologic Analytics. "Enabling comprehensive and actionable visibility to this information enables improved utility operations and also customer service."

For more information about the Ecologic MDMS, please visit ecologicanalytics.com.

About Ecologic Analytics
Ecologic Analytics, LLC is a leading provider of meter data management systems (MDMS) for electric, natural gas and water utilities. Ecologic Analytics offers a flexible, configurable and highly scalable enterprise software solution that receives data from any AMI/AMR system and/or manual source, supporting the dynamic operational and business processes needed for Smart Grid initiatives. Founded in 2000, the company is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.

About Colorado Springs Utilities
As a municipal utility, Colorado Springs Utilities' focus is providing exceptional customer service while keeping costs low. Colorado Springs Utilities provides electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services to the Pikes Peak region and our customers enjoy competitive prices, exceptional hometown service, responsible environmental practices and a voice in how their utility operates. For more information, please visit www.csu.org.

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