Apex Shares Smart Grid Expertise with UK Market

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HERNDON, Virginia, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — In keeping with its global strategy, Apex CoVantage announced today plans to seek out new utility partnerships in the United Kingdom. With current projects underway in the United States, Brazil, South East Asia, India and Caribbean, the Smart Grid solutions provider will leverage its global expertise to meet the growing demand for AMI implementation overseas.

Apex makes its official London debut at this week’s Smart Metering UK conference, where VP of Business Development, Anthony Howells, will join utility representatives from British Gas, Scottish Power, E.ON UK, and Energy UK to present on the topic of consumer engagement.

“Proper project planning and a strategic customer communications are critical aspects for successful Smart Meter deployments,” says Mr. Howells. “Ensuring that meters are installed on the first site visit is important for achieving greater ROI and cultivating a positive impression of the Energy Supplier by the end customer.” Mr. Howells went on to explain how keeping customers engaged through all phases of a deployment project, builds consumer trust and further enhances the Supplier-customer relationship.

Apex has over twenty years of experience working with utilities, and specializes in Smart Meter replacements, Smart Grid network equipment installation, Smart Grid technology system acceptance testing, Smart Grid consulting and other ROI-enhancing activities. For more information on Apex solutions, please visit www.apexsmartgrid.com.

About Apex Smart Grid Solutions
Apex CoVantage, a private, employee-owned company, helps businesses develop and execute strategies in the information and knowledge fields. Based in Herndon, Virginia, Apex employs over 2,500 globally.

Apex’s Smart Grid Solutions division works with utilities and AMI companies around the world. Service offerings, including Meter Replacement and Network Equipment Installation, are powered by ProField® – the industry’s only integrated ERP system for mobile workforce management.