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The pioneer in Sri Lanka’s residential solar power electrification, JLanka Technologies introduced the company’s latest innovation â€“ e Pro1000. Sri Lanka’s first Smart meter device, ePro1000 helps every home and office to monitor and manage the electricity consumption and all other electricity parameters.
Have you ever imagined how much you’re spending on electricity in your home or at your office or your company? Imagine if you could see how much you’re using and spending on energy on each equipment online and in your home, at your office or your company.
“Smart Monitoring Systems are a new version of the electricity meter that records your household or enterprise energy use” the Consultant for Research and Development at Jlanka Technologies, Mr. Nalin Karunasinghe explained. He said that the new Smart Meters are ‘smart’ because they will provide information about the energy you use directly in each minute, without anyone having to read the meter, which should mean no more estimated bills. They should also help people better understand their consumption and they will provide the platform for time of use tariff and smart grid concept. He said that the ‘Smart Meter’ has the ability to emerge and convert your home or office to become a ‘Smart Home’ or ‘Smart Office’ as this technology develops. This ePro1000 ‘Smart Meter’ is said to be country’s first ever ‘Internet of Things’ Product, related to the electricity.
e-Pro 1000 is not a conventional monitoring device, that can monitor electrical power, electrical energy, current, voltage, power factor and frequency and has the ability compare and different loads at once. Officials of JLanka Technologies said that monitoring is done through a web based monitoring portal, which has very secured data protection system. </p><p>
Mr. Karunasinghe further explained that this device has the ability to connect multiple devices and then you can monitor electricity usage of individual devices separately which gives you the ability to take informed decisions.
Smart Meter and monitoring technology introduced by e-pro1000 allows consumers to remotely switch on and off their air conditioners, refrigerators, light bulbs or any other appliances while observing their electricity usage. As another application of e-PRO1000, industrial engineers can control their maximum demand intelligently. e-PRO1000 has variety of customized solutions for industrial sector, specifically to manage the consumption and to increase efficiency.
Mr. Karunasinghe said that fixing a Smart Meter at home will only take about an hour or less and the consumer will need to turn off the electricity for only about 30 minutes in installation process. Generally JLanka’s Smart Meter technician will place your smart meter next to the existing meter.
The smart meter is just a small box of clever electronics tucked away in the home or your enterprise. And JLanka Smart Meters are very safe and it is IP65 certified. The Smart Meter introduced by JLanka will never affect the energy meter provided by the electricity provider get after installing and you do not need to get permission from your electricity provider. For more information on Smart Meters you can visit JLanka’s website www.epro.jlanka.com or you can visit JLanka branches island wide.
JLanka Technologies is the No.1 solar provider in Sri Lanka with most number of solar installations generated over 3MW electricity. They have dedicated installation and after sales divisions for the e-PRO1000 solution and it show the strength that this Sri Lankan company has put into the power and energy sector in the country.