Westbury, NY (Wednesday, November 16, 2016) – Electro Industries/GaugeTech (EIG) announced that its Shark® 270 highly featured revenue energy meter was declared a Finalist in the Energy Management category of Plant Engineering’s Product of the Year contest.

The Product of the Year award recognizes outstanding design and utility for products released in 2016. Being named as a finalist in Energy Management affirms the uniqueness of the Shark® 270 meter in the marketplace. This meter, the latest addition to the Shark® family of meters, features 0.15% accuracy in energy measurement, exceeding the ANSI C12.20 Class 0.2 and IEC 62053-22 Class 0.2S industry standards. It is a socket form meter that is ideal for new and retrofit utility, industrial, and commercial submetering applications, fitting into a standard 9S form.

Its advanced features include accurate energy measurements, extensive load profiling, and power quality recording. As with the other Shark® meters, it is field upgradeable, so a meter with more basic capabilities can be purchased and advanced features can be added as needed by the application.

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About EIG: For over 40 years, Electro Industries/GaugeTech has produced the highest quality, cutting edge power monitoring and control technology available, setting the industry standard for advanced power quality reporting, revenue metering, data acquisition and control.