2Introduction 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
3Operating 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
4Regulatory 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.
7DSM over Smart Grid Demand Response & EE Demand Response & DLC Source: Hydro One
8Separate 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.
9Trilliant’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
10Trilliant’s migration path for HAN “Align” “Bridge” “Evolve”future HAN?
11DR + 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
12Thank You! Questions? Nathan Ota Consumer Solutions Trilliant Networks July 14, 2009