Water smart grid technology provider Sensus has acquired a 15% equity position in Brazilian smart grid vendor CAS Tecnologia (CAS) to distribute its Hemera utility data management platform.
Founded in 2000, CAS develops software and hardware for advanced metering infrastructure and distribution automation applications currently serving worldwide commercial and industrial markets. CAS has installations in 16 of Brazil's top 26 power distribution companies.
As part of the partnership, CAS will be able to take advantage of Sensus’ smart endpoints and communications technologies such as the two-way FlexNet™ wireless network infrastructure.
The CAS Hemera technology platform is a data network monitoring and analysis tool designed to help utilities manage complex processes.