VICTORIA, BC, Sept. 25, 2001 - Power Measurement, a leading provider of enterprise energy management systems, has announced a channel-partner agreement with E&M of San Francisco, California. E&M will offer Power Measurement's ION(R) hardware and software systems as part of its complete automation solutions for process control applications across a broad range of industrial environments.

"Power Measurement's ION(R) technology is a natural fit with the products and services E&M provides to its broad base of industrial customers," said Robert Turnbull, Channel Marketing Manager for Power Measurement. "This relationship will enhance the automation solutions and process control applications that E&M provides."

Steve Scholey, Director of Sales and Marketing for E&M said "We've been looking for a way to expand our energy management capabilities as part of our process control solutions. Power Measurement's ION technology gives E&M the ability to extend our products and services to better serve our customers."

About Power Measurement: Power Measurement is a leading provider of enterprise energy management systems for energy suppliers and consumers worldwide. The company's ION(R) web-ready software and intelligent electronic devices comprise a complete real-time information and control network that supports billing for complex energy contracts and helps improve power quality, reduce energy costs and keep operations running enterprise-wide, 24 hours a day.

About E&M: E&M provides complete automation solutions to complex control applications across many industrial environments. With offices in San Francisco, Healdsburg, Sacramento and Fresno, E&M specializes in specification and engineering, software services, product procurement, start-up assistance, maintenance, technical support, documentation, seminars and in-depth product training classes.