2 Introduction To Trilliant Company OverviewTrilliant’s Smart Grid OfferingFully integrated Smart Grid networks for utilities200+ employeesHeadquarters in Redwood City, CA with offices in USA, Canada, and Europe20+ year history serving utilities in North America starting as Nertec in Quebec, CanadaAcquired SkyPilot in May 2009Unified Networking… secure multi-tier networkBroadband Capacity… for current and future applicationsComplete Coverage… network tiers, geographies, and devicesOpen Standards… standard hardware and IP networkingCustomer Base“…the first 'future-proof' communications solution… full broadband capacity is critical for the growth of the Smart Grid.”-Jesse Berst, SmartGrid News1 million+ endpoints installed200+ utility customers in the Americas and Europe
3 Operating deployments across network tiers Selected DeploymentsLargest NAN in North America today900k+ endpoints installed485k+ endpoints under network and communicatingOne of first integrated NAN / HAN projects in North AmericaOne of first NAN projects in Europe using RF meshOne of first fully functional Smart Grid networks in North AmericaFirst integrated NAN / WAN multi-tier networkOne of first AMI projects delivering TOU billing to all customers50k WAN units installed in 60+ countries48k Cellular C&I meters installed across the AmericasOperating deployments across network tiers
4 Regulatory Landscape in Ontario, Canada Smart meter installations in all homes, small businesses by 2010.TOU default anticipated 2010, TOU available since 2005.PeakSaver DLC programs, CPP pilots.
7 DSM over Smart Grid Demand Response & EE Demand Response & DLC Source: Hydro One
8 Separate anticipated RFP from AMI. Smart Grid DSM RolloutSeparate anticipated RFP from AMI.Operation over installed Trilliant network.Two-phased deployment approach.Smart ZoneFull provincial rollout, business case dependentSLA compatibility.Vendor enablement.
9 Trilliant’s Multi-Tier Grid Network UnityTM Head End Enterprise SoftwareGridMeteringDSMNetwork Operations / ManagementSecureMeshTM Wide-Area Network(WAN)SecureMesh Neighborhood-Area Network(NAN)End-to-EndTwo-way communications from head-end to WAN to NAN to HANSecureOpen, standards-based authenticationOpen, standards-based encryption (IPsec, ANSI C12.22)Security partitioned by application and/or network tierPrivateNOT open to public devicesNOT connected to the InternetControlled and managed by the utilityResilientSelf-healing mesh at all tiers (WAN, NAN, HAN)Multiple layers of built-in redundancy and fault toleranceScalableWAN bandwidth can be allocated as needed for backhaul and Smart Grid devicesNAN architecture is intrinsically scalableCost-EffectiveNo public carrier OpEx costsLow-cost endpoints for meters, displays, and other devicesFlexibleHome-by-home or territory-wide rolloutsEffective in both very rural and very dense environmentsOptional Wi-Fi access for mobile workforce support, video surveillance, etc.Home-Area Network(HAN)A multi-tier architecture for secure private networking99
10 Trilliant’s migration path for HAN “Align” “Bridge” “Evolve”future HAN?
11 DR + EE + DLC over Smart Grid. Phased rollout of Smart Grid DSM. Take-away pointsDR + EE + DLC over Smart Grid.Phased rollout of Smart Grid DSM.Smart grid evolution.Multi-tier networkNon-meter HAN gateway
12 Thank You! Questions? Nathan Ota Consumer Solutions Trilliant Networks July 14, 2009