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Silver Spring Showcases Networked Street Lights and Smart City Momentum at 2014 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference

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Today at the 2014 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference, the only conference dedicated to improving the outdoor lighting business of electric utilities and energy service providers, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) showcased the momentum of its multi-application, IPv6-based smart street light and smart city solutions. Silver Spring’s award-winning smart street light solution enables utilities, energy service companies, and cities to help improve the reliability of their public lighting infrastructure, enhance citizen safety, lower operations and management costs, and improve overall energy efficiency. The proven, IPv6-based solution also allows utilities, energy service companies, and cities to improve ROI by leveraging a common network to deploy multiple applications over time and easily reinforce their existing or future smart grid network reliability and performance.

“The market has clearly understood the power and flexibility of multi-application, IPv6 networks to connect and control assets such as the power grid, street lights, traffic and parking control systems, sensors and other critical infrastructure,” said Brandon Davito, Vice President of Smart Cities and Lighting, Silver Spring Networks. “Silver Spring’s proven, scalable and secure IPv6 network connects over 19 million devices on five continents – with more coming online every day. And with one of the industry’s largest open ecosystems, Silver Spring continues to deliver customers the confidence they can integrate with a diversity of vendors and leverage a common network to deploy new applications and services for their consumers and citizens.”

FPL Selects Silver Spring for North America’s Largest Networked Street Lights Deployment

Earlier this year, Silver Spring announced it was selected by Florida Power & Light (FPL) for the largest networked street lights deployment under contract in North America. FPL is deploying Silver Spring’s IPv6 networking platform to connect and control 75,000 street lights in the Miami-Dade County region. FPL expects the remote monitoring and control capabilities of the system to significantly improve street light restoration response times and enhance the quality of service to its street light customers. This is part of FPL’s ongoing effort to modernize their power delivery system, including the nearly 500,000 street lights FPL maintains throughout the company’s 35-county service area.

In addition to Florida Power & Light, Silver Spring recently announced several smart street light projects including:

  • City of Copenhagen: in partnership with Citelum, networking 20,000 street lights in Copenhagen’s city center to deliver energy savings while potentially providing options and capabilities for a networking canopy for additional smart city applications in the future.
  • City of Glasgow: networking LED street lights, traffic cameras, and sensors for an adaptive lighting project that dynamically dims and increases illumination, helping improve urban sustainability and citizen safety in Glasgow’s city center and Clyde Walkway.
  • City of Paris: selected for an advanced street light and traffic control project connecting a complex array of street lights, street light control boxes, traffic signal control boxes, and other public lighting and traffic control infrastructure in the ‘City of Lights.’

Flourishing Ecosystem Around Silver Spring’s Leading IPv6 Networking Platform

As Silver Spring’s smart street light solution continues to gain momentum, it is proud to welcome six industry leaders integrating with Silver Spring’s networking platform to give customers confidence and choice in a wide variety of luminaires, devices and controls. These include CIMCON Lighting, Focus Lighting, Leotek, Louis Poulsen, SWARCO and Thorn Lighting. Silver Spring has one of the industry’s largest partner ecosystems, including existing partners LED Roadway Lighting, Sunrise Technologies, and SELC. Additionally, Silver Spring’s recent acquisition of control software pioneer Streetlight.Vision adds more than 40 new reseller partners to its partner portfolio.

Silver Spring Expands Offerings With Software Controls Pioneer Streetlight.Vision

Silver Spring recently announced it has further enhanced its smart street light solution with the acquisition of Streetlight.Vision, a leading control and management software provider for smart street light networks. As an early industry pioneer, Streetlight.Vision’s technology is proven worldwide and is being deployed in smart street light projects in major cities such as Barcelona, Dongguan, Dublin, Jakarta, Oslo and Paris. For more information visit

To learn more about Silver Spring’s smart street light solution, growing partner ecosystem, Streetlight.Vision control and management software, and other smart lighting and smart energy innovations, please visit Booth #19.

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About Silver Spring Networks

Silver Spring Networks is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart energy networks. Silver Spring’s pioneering IPv6 networking platform, with over 19 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

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements about Silver Spring Networks’ expectations, plans, intentions, and strategies, including, but not limited to statements regarding the benefits of Silver Spring Network’s smart street light and smart city solutions, Silver Spring Networks’ projects with FPL and the Cities of Copenhagen, Glasgow and Paris, and existing Streetlight.Vision deployments. Statements including words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect” or “future” and statements in the future tense are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions, which, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties include those described in Silver Spring Networks’ documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Silver Spring Networks as of the date hereof. Silver Spring Networks assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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