Gen5 Wins Smart Grid Product of the Year

Silver Spring Networks Wins Smart Grid Product of the Year Award, Named 2015 Company to Watch

Yahoo Finance, June 11, 2015. Image credit: geralt

Today Silver Spring Networks (SSNI) announced that its Gen5 networking platform has been recognized with a ‘Smart Grid Product of the Year’ award from With major advancements in speed, latency, range, distributed intelligence, power optimization, and size, the Gen5 platform strengthens core smart grid operations, plus an emerging set of applications for real-time operations data, Distribution Automation, dynamic applications at the edge of the network, as well as smart city services for utilities, cities, and other network operators.

Silver Spring was also named a ‘2015 Smart Grid Company to Watch’ by Smart Grid News for its impact on the modern grid, in particular its pioneering work in delivering large-scale, open, IPv6-based critical infrastructure networks. Silver Spring’s networking platform connects over 20.5 million homes and businesses on five continents.

Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. Silver Spring’s pioneering IPv6 networking platform, with over 20.5 million Silver Spring enabled devices delivered, is connecting utilities to homes and business throughout the world with the goal of achieving greater energy efficiency for the planet. Silver Spring’s innovative solutions enable utilities to gain operational efficiencies, improve grid reliability, and empower consumers to monitor and manage energy consumption. Silver Spring Networks’ customers include major utilities around the globe such as Baltimore Gas & Electric, CitiPower & Powercor, Commonwealth Edison, CPS Energy, Florida Power & Light, Jemena Electricity Networks Limited, Pacific Gas & Electric, Pepco Holdings, Progress Energy and Singapore Power, among others. To learn more, please visit

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