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Grupo Saesa and Trilliant sign Strategic, Long-term Partnership (Updated)

Updated: April 14, 2023

Trilliant to be Exclusive RF Network Provider for Grupo SAESA’s AMI, IIoT, Smart Grid, Grid Automation and Network Digitalization

Santiago, Chile – February 7, 2023 – With more than 35 years of innovation in the Canadian market, Trilliant, a leading international provider of solutions for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), smart grid, smart cities and lIoT (Industrial Internet of Things), is announcing their strategic, long-term partnership with Grupo Saesa, one of the biggest electricity distributors in Chile.

Grupo Saesa will be deploying Trilliant’s software and RF communication platforms for AMI, SmartGrid and IIoT applications that will support the organization in improving its customers’ experience, delivering secure and reliable energy to its customers, and contributing to the company’s sustainability objectives.

Grupo Saesa, through its distributors, Sociedad Austral de Electricidad S.A., Empresa Eléctrica de la Frontera S.A., Compañía Eléctrica de Osorno S.A., y Empresa Eléctrica de Aisén S.A., is one of the largest electricity distributors in Chile with more than 950,000 customers, owning and operating more than 62,000 kilometers of transmission and distribution lines nationwide.

“Trilliant brings a global portfolio of experience and a commitment to make our team successful,” said Leonel Martinez, Distribution Executive for Grupo Saesa. “Trilliant’s technologies and experience will deliver real value and improvement to our customers and operations”

“We are delighted to have this partnership in place with Grupo Saesa,” said Nick Matchett, Managing Director for the Americas at Trilliant. “There are many synergies between our two companies, including our passions for technology innovation and sustainability. Grupo Saesa’s drive to deliver the highest standards and value for its customers is world class. We look forward to enhancing quality, safety and reliability for their customers through this partnership.”

Trilliant works with customers worldwide, from a recent successful Smart Water Metering project in Canada, to its partnership in the U.K. with Manx Utilities to roll out smart electricity meters across the Isle of Man.  Most recently, Trilliant was selected by ESB Networks as one of the suppliers to provide smart meters in support of the rollout of Ireland’s National Smart Metering Programme.

About Trilliant Networks, Inc.

Trilliant® is a Canadian owned business that empowers the global energy industry with a device-agnostic communications platform that enables utilities and cities to securely and reliably deploy any application on one powerful network. Our purpose-built portfolio is designed to provide the power of choice.  We are proud to offer mission-critical solutions that support AMI, Data & Analytics, Smart Grids and Smart Cities. Customers worldwide benefit from Trilliant’s unique combination of flexibility, sustainability and scalability that connects utilities and cities to the IIoT and a more strategic path to the Energy Transition. Visit us at

About Grupo Saesa:

Grupo Saesa are jointly owned by Canadian investment from the Canadian pension funds Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), with a 50% stake each.

Grupo SAESA has most recently been awarded the 1st place as the best company to work for in Chile by the Great Place To Work Chile Ranking and for the second year running being awarded 1st place as the most innovative utility company in Chile.

Grupo SAESA’s vision is to continue moving forward, delivering reliable energy, contributing to the well-being and development of the country. Always prioritizing the safety of their workers and contractors to ensure that everyone returns safely to their homes.

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