Landis+Gyr improves energy efficiency on Faroe Islands

Elfelagið SEV began their smart metering project in 2006 by acquiring a Landis+Gyr AIM AMM system and smart residential meters. Satisfaction with the system and general good cooperation has led the utility to continue the project with Landis+Gyr. In three years when deployment of all the 7,500 multi energy meters is complete the utility will be able to remotely read half of their meter population. The third phase of the project, which covers all 25000 metering points, including 130 industrial meters, is expected to be finalised by 2016.

“Having all the residential meters joined under one AMM system will be a big step for us. AMM rationalizes our daily operations and we can offer our customers accurate billing data, which is based on actual consumption. Forty five percent of our energy production comes from renewable resources and we are aiming to increase this figure in the future and decrease our CO2 emissions. The AMM system contributes to this process by rationalizing network management. At the same time it is important that we give our customers real-time information about their energy consumption”, Dánial Jógvan Hansson, Elfelagið SEV.

The scalable structure of Landis+Gyr’s AMM system offers Elfelagið SEV freedom and flexibility when implementing their smart metering plan. Included in the new contract is AIM Dashboard. This internet-based application is part of the AMM system and it provides an easy-to-use interface for real-time metering information. It can be modified to meet the demands of different user groups, such as customer service personnel or company management. It provides clear reports and improves customer service thanks to its quick response time.

Installation work will commence in 2009 and is expected to be complete during 2011.

For further information contact:


Henrik Tjelum, Key Account Manager : +45 30 38 25 34

Elfelagið SEV
Dánial Jógvan Hansson : +298 346800

About Landis+Gyr
Landis+Gyr is the leading provider of integrated energy management solutions tailored to energy company needs. With a global presence and a reputation for quality and innovation, Landis+Gyr is unique in its ability to deliver true end-to-end advanced metering solutions.  Today, the Company offers the broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With annualized sales of more than US$1.25 billion, Landis+Gyr operates in 30 countries across five continents, and employs over 5,000 people with the sole mission of helping the word manage energy better.

About Elfelagið SEV
The electricity company SEV is an inter-municipal cooperative of all municipalities in the Faroe Islands, whose purpose is to provide and distribute electricity to the 50,000 inhabitants. SEV operates transmission and distribution network as well as 13 fuel oil power plants and 4 hydroelectric plants and wind mills. 45% of production is of renewable origin which makes SEV one of the most environmentally friendly electricity produces in the world.

For more information about Landis+Gyr please contact:
Antti Aumo, VP Marketing EMEA,
Landis+Gyr, +41 41 935 6019,