VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 29, 2017) - Torino Power Solutions Inc. (CSE:TPS)(CSE:TPS.CN) (the "Company" or "Torino") is pleased to announce that existing trial client, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., ("Tri-State"), will be upgrading their Torino Power Line Monitoring ("PLM") installation. In June of 2016, Tri-State and Torino Power entered into a pilot agreement, whereby Tri-State installed Torino's temperature monitoring sensor on a Tri-State-owned energized line in Eastern Colorado. Tri-State will now move its Torino PLM installation to a more active powerline located in Western Colorado. This new installation provides a better opportunity for Torino Power to showcase its technology.
Torino's patented, wireless powerline monitoring system supports the use of Dynamic Thermal Circuit Rating (DTCR) technology on congested and remotely-located high-voltage power lines operated by electric utilities. The Torino system provides real-time temperature data and other vital information to utilities that helps them save money on maintenance and maximize the capacity of their transmission systems. Torino sensors are extremely durable, do not require a power source and are easy to install on live (energized) power lines.
Tri-State is a not-for-profit wholesale power supplier to 44 member electric distribution cooperatives and public power districts that collectively serve 1.5 million consumers across 200,000 square miles of service territory in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Rav Mlait, CEO of Torino commented, "We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with Tri-State Generation and Transmission with our powerline technology. We aim to deliver tangible results to utilities in a cost-effective way."
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