Wireless Communications: A Necessity for Grid Modernization – Many Options and Opportunities


This panel will present some of the most popular choices that utilities are examining to deliver communications and connectivity to field assets, such as meter, line sensors, distribution automation assets and so forth. Communication providers on this panel will include: Digital Cellular – 4, Two 2 point to point RF services, and RF Mesh.


  • Ronald Chebra – VP Grid Modernization  – EnerNex
  • Randolph Wheatley – VP Product Management – Sensus, a Xylem Brand
  • Lou Santilli – Area Vice President – Itron
  • Jay Olearain – Director, Energy – Verizon