Smart Meter Deployments

Experienced project services and tools for successful smart meter deployment planning and execution through to ongoing support and maintenance – for electricity, gas and water.

The Ozwide Difference

  • Experience at installing over 250,000 smart meters for key Victorian distribution businesses.
  • Ozwide Group has developed an end-to-end lifecycle and enablers for supporting smart metering deployments – from deployment strategy through to ongoing lifecycle support, maintenance and upgrades.
  • Our mobility platform offers straightforward integration to carrier and meter head-end platforms to ensure every device is communicating correctly before the installation is completed.

Energy Efficiency Programs

A range of energy efficiency services to help reduce energy usage and minimize impact to the environment through greenhouse gas emissions.

The Ozwide Difference

Ozwide Group is accredited by the State Government of Victoria under the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme.

Commercial Lighting Projects

Planning, design and execution of commercial lighting projects for a range of clients to support lower energy consumption and improved lighting within commercial properties.

The Ozwide Difference

Ozwide Group has led large commercial lighting and energy efficiency projects for large shopping centres, hospitals and schools – working around access limitations and minimizing disruption to regular operations.

Asset inspection & maintenance

High or low volume asset inspection and maintenance services to support asset owners and protect asset value.

The Ozwide Difference

  • A flexible field mobility platform with extensive data capture and real-time integration capability to client systems.
  • Scheduled or reactive maintenance programs can be quickly established to protect the ongoing value of assets.

M2M installations

A range of services to support the deployment of small through to large rollouts of M2M / IoT devices for all industries.

The Ozwide Difference

Our mobility platform offers straightforward integration to carrier network control platforms to ensure every device is communicating correctly before the installation is completed.

Strategy and Planning

As a business founded on exceptional Client service, our first step is to engage with our Clients to determine their needs and operating requirements.

The Ozwide Difference

Part of this engagement strategy is aimed at clearly establishing and maintaining clear lines of communication between Ozwide and our Client. Working closely with clients is key to the development of innovative, value-adding approaches the Ozwide is known for.

As specialists in rolling out large-scale metering and remediation works, Ozwide is accustomed to complex Project Management situations. Our sector leading field mobility capabilities mean that Ozwide’s scheduling capabilities are both flexible and transparent and it is this mobility solution that is at the heart of Ozwide’s Life-of-Project Planning and Pre-Deployment capability.

Deployment

Ozwide understands that the key to any successful Project is translating comprehensive planning into safe, timely and cost effective performance.

The Ozwide Difference

A key link between planning to performance is established by ensuring that our field operators have the right knowledge, skills and tools to rapidly mobilise and utilise time on site efficiently. Ozwide makes use of technology to ensure this occurs and enables consistent, safe and scheduled workflows through the field mobility platform.

Ozwide adopts an experienced field lead approach and builds teams around capable, trusted field resources, and then draws upon only the most suitably qualified tradespeople. A strong background in Contractor Management, honed on large Metering Projects allows Ozwide to rapidly scale a workforce to the required level. Our systems are designed to provide a high level of quality assurance and performance for our clients.

Monitoring and Maintenance

Once deployment/installation has been successfully completed, Ozwide offers a range of services depending on the specific needs of the Client.

Potential services include

Ozwide is experienced at developing management plans for a range of asset classes and clearly communicates to all stakeholders in order to achieve full value from the asset. Ozwide is committed to working alongside out Clients to ensure they achieve their predetermined outcomes, but flexible enough to adapt to the ever-changing environment and needs of your business.

  • Remote 24/7 monitoring of the asset, which requires the asset to have a communication capability, including safety, performance reliability measurement and rapid breakdown response.
  • Integration of monitoring functions into existing asset management systems.
  • Scheduled maintenance plan development.
  • Reporting and data analytics with the ability to analyse usage patterns and manage user behaviours to drive energy efficiency and reliability initiatives.
  • Provision of support, training and asset education to client personnel who will be working on and around the assets.
  • Warranty/Fault response management.
You need a field service partner both unafraid of the challenges and aware of the opportunities that change brings. To be competitive business assets will be called on to deliver ever-increasing value through quicker and more accurate fault reporting, reduced downtime, automation or unique customer insight. You need assurance that those carrying out critical tasks have in place the right systems and are operating in real-time.