Tantalus provides a two-way, multi-purpose platform that enables Smart Grid applications for monitoring and control of electric, water and gas municipal and cooperative utilities.
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 of grid modernization while minimizing the cost and complexity. The flexibility and scalability of the network lays the foundation for future migration, and lets utilities deploy Smart Grid capabilities at their own pace.
TUNet Advantages

  • Two-way, near real-time communication to each meter and TUNet endpoint
  • Multi-application network for Advanced Metering, Demand Response, Distribution Automation, & Grid Optimization
  • Self-configuring, self-healing network for rapid deployment and minimal maintenance
  • Multi-commodity network for all energy and flow resources – electricity, water, steam, gas and propane
  • Supports multiple OEM meter types on the same network
  • Wide range of WAN backhaul options: 220 MHz, Fiber (FTTH), WiFi, WiMAX, Cellular
  • Scalable network ensures easy migration path to future technologies
  • Time-synchronized network for tightly coordinated load control and system performance monitoring
  • Highly secure AMI network
  • Integrated with broad ecosystem of partners

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606 8th Street
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Grundy Center, IA 50638

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