LongevityMeter Project: Enhancing Smart Meter Reliability with ER17335 Batteries

Project Case: Enhancing Smart Meter Reliability with Topwell Power's ER17335 Batteries

Project Name: LongevityMeter Project

Customer Name: PowerGen Utilities

Project Duration: July 2023 - December 2023

Introduction: PowerGen Utilities, a leading provider of utility services, is undertaking the LongevityMeter Project in collaboration with Topwell Power. The project aims to enhance the reliability and lifespan of smart meters by integrating Topwell Power's ER17335 2200mAh lithium thionyl chloride (Li-SOCl2) batteries. These batteries are renowned for their long life and superior performance, making them an ideal choice for powering smart meters in demanding utility environments.

Objective: The LongevityMeter Project, scheduled from July 2023 to December 2023, aims to upgrade the power sources of PowerGen Utilities' smart meters. By replacing conventional batteries with Topwell Power's ER17335 Li-SOCl2 batteries, the project seeks to extend the operational lifespan of smart meters, enhance reliability, and ensure uninterrupted utility metering operations.

Key Components:

  • ER17335 2200mAh Li-SOCl2 Batteries from Topwell Power
  • Smart Meters by PowerGen Utilities
  • Battery Management Systems (BMS)
  • Integration Tools and Equipment

Project Phases:
Assessment and Planning (July 2023 - August 2023):

    • Evaluate the current power sources of PowerGen Utilities' smart meters.
    • Assess the compatibility and suitability of ER17335 batteries for integration.
    • Develop a detailed integration plan considering technical specifications and deployment logistics.
  1. Procurement and Preparation (August 2023 - September 2023):

    • Procure ER17335 batteries exclusively from Topwell Power to ensure quality and consistency.
    • Ensure an adequate supply of batteries to meet the project's deployment requirements.
    • Prepare the smart meters for battery integration, including necessary modifications or adjustments.
  2. Integration and Testing (September 2023 - October 2023):

    • Replace the existing batteries in the smart meters with ER17335 Li-SOCl2 batteries sourced from Topwell Power.
    • Integrate Battery Management Systems (BMS) to enable real-time monitoring and control of the batteries.
    • Conduct rigorous testing to validate the performance, stability, and compatibility of the integrated battery systems.
    • Address any challenges encountered during the integration process and optimize configurations accordingly.
  3. Deployment and Monitoring (October 2023 - November 2023):

    • Deploy the smart meters equipped with ER17335 batteries across targeted utility zones.
    • Implement a comprehensive monitoring system to track the performance and health of the batteries in real-time.
    • Collect feedback from field tests to identify opportunities for operational improvements and refinements.
  4. Evaluation and Optimization (November 2023 - December 2023):

    • Evaluate the impact of integrating ER17335 batteries on the performance and reliability of the smart meters.
    • Analyze data to quantify the energy efficiency gains and operational enhancements achieved through the project.
    • Identify areas for further optimization and refinement, leveraging insights gained from the evaluation process.
    • Iterate on the integration process as needed to maximize the benefits and outcomes of the project.


  • Extended Lifespan: The integration of ER17335 batteries ensures a longer operational lifespan for PowerGen Utilities' smart meters, reducing maintenance costs and enhancing overall reliability.
  • Superior Performance: Topwell Power's ER17335 batteries provide superior performance and energy efficiency, ensuring uninterrupted utility metering operations.
  • Enhanced Reliability: By leveraging the long life and reliability of ER17335 batteries, PowerGen Utilities can offer more reliable utility services to its customers.
  • Future-Proofing: The LongevityMeter Project future-proofs PowerGen Utilities' smart meter infrastructure, ensuring it can meet the demands of evolving utility environments.

Conclusion: The LongevityMeter Project represents a strategic partnership between PowerGen Utilities and Topwell Power to enhance smart meter reliability and longevity. By integrating ER17335 Li-SOCl2 batteries, the project ensures uninterrupted utility metering operations and reduces maintenance costs. Through meticulous planning, execution, and evaluation, the project aims to deliver tangible benefits and improvements to PowerGen Utilities' smart metering operations, ensuring customer satisfaction and reliability.