Cellnet's H. Ward Camp named chairman of national demand response coalition

Cellnet Technology Inc. announced that H. Ward Camp, its western region vice president, was recently named chairman of the Demand Response and Advanced Metering Coalition (DRAM) governing board. The coalition is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that includes the leading providers of technologies and services in the area of demand response and its enabling technologies such as advanced metering...

ATLANTA, GA, Aug. 18, 2006 -- Cellnet Technology Inc. (Cellnet®) today announced that H. Ward Camp, Cellnet vice president western region, was recently named chairman of the Demand Response and Advanced Metering Coalition governing board.

The Demand Response and Advanced Metering Coalition (DRAM) is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that includes the leading providers of technologies and services in the area of demand response and its enabling technologies such as advanced metering.

Its mission is to be a source of information, data and expertise in demand response and to provide a diverse forum for ideas and experience to be exchanged among policy makers, demand response practitioners, providers and other interested parties.

Cellnet vice president western region H. Ward Camp remarked, "I'm honored to serve as chairman of DRAM. Cellnet is focused on working in close collaboration with our utility customers, partners, regulators, and other industry suppliers to advance the objectives embodied in the demand response and advanced metering coalition charter."

Cellnet head of regulatory affairs Chris Hickman remarked, "In recent weeks we've seen record peak demand straining our nation's aging electric transmission and distribution systems to the breaking point. These events highlight not only the need for continued investment in power delivery infrastructure, but also the important role that demand response and energy efficiency should play in our national energy strategy."

In addition to its support of the DRAM coalition, Cellnet is also a sponsor and participant in the AMI/MDM working group (www.amimdm.com). Additional information on the Demand Response and Advance Metering coalition is available at www.dramcoalition.org.

Cellnet (www.cellnet.com) is the leading provider of fixed-network data communication systems and automation solutions to the utility industry. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Cellnet supplies gas, water, and electric utilities with highly reliable, field-proven networks which enable them to communicate with residential and commercial and industrial (C&I) endpoints for applications such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), automated meter reading (AMR), distribution automation (DA), and SCADA. Cellnet is dedicated to combining its leading technology and vast experience to continue to provide the industry with the most reliable and proven automation solutions available.

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