Westbury, NY (Monday, September 23, 2013) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announces that its high performance power reliability recording meter, the Nexus 1500, now supports compliance with IEC 61850 server protocol for critical substation metering applications. Adding IEC 61850 to this critical substation meter completes EIG’s portfolio of IEC 61850 metering solutions.

The international IEC 61850 standards were developed to allow networking of utility substation equipment from multiple vendors for power management and control. Designed to be the heart of a comprehensive substation automation implementation, EIG now provides users with a full range of IEC 61850 communicating products, from simple to critical, for a total automated substation solution.