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The Tantalus Utility Network (TUNet®) is a highly efficient Smart Grid platform that combines a flexible hybrid communications network with advanced applications that work together to reduce utility operational cost, improve system efficiencies, and improve customer service.
TUNet maximizes the benefits while minimizing the cost and complexity of grid modernization. It allows a utility to choose its preferred combination of communications options (IP-based: Fiber, WiFi, WiMAX, cellular; RF: 220 MHz & 900 MHz) to feed AMI data directly to advanced applications.
Tantalus leads in real-time integrations with leading industry systems such as billing, CIS, GIS and OMS to support TUNet applications such as power quality monitoring, time-of-use pricing, load management, and distribution automation. TUNet also enables grid optimization through applications that leverage layered connectivity and control at the edge of the network.
TUNet products and applications adhere to strict industry standards and function seamlessly in extreme environmental and operational conditions. It is specifically designed as a practical and affordable solution to serve utilities with diverse service territories ranging from densely populated urban centers, high demand industrial areas, to tough, rural territories.