Metering: Apprentices for British Gas| Irish Water meter progress

August 27, 2015
British Gas, which has to date fitted around 1.5 million smart meters, is going to be employing an additional 1,000 apprentices onto their smart metering programme.This in addition to the 1,4...

Smart prepaid meters: Eskom seeks 32k for Johannesburg area

August 4, 2015
South Africa's parastatal utility Eskom has issued a tender for the supply and delivery of 32,885 smart prepaid meters for deployment in the city of Johannesburg.Tender deadline: 18 August, 20...

Metering: GB prepaid charges plus Nigerian plan to improve low metering rates

July 1, 2015
Ofgem, the electricity and gas regulator in the UK has found that 40% of providers charge customers for the installation of prepaid meters, while another 5% charged for the removal of these meters...

“Test prepaid water on government first!”

June 29, 2015
In Zimbabwe, the Harare Resident's Trust (HRT) has said a project to test prepaid water meters should be trialled at government buildings first. These departments 'have always been reluctant to pa...

In depth: India’s Manipur state deploys prepaid metering

April 21, 2015
Prepayment is changing the way Manipur state in north-eastern India is doing business, writes Madhur Kumar Srivastava, assistant general manager of Secure Meters.Manipur Distribution Company (MSP...

Prepaid meters: Meralco files to extend AMI rollout by 100k

March 25, 2015
In the Philippines, the electric utility for the capital Manila has plans to extend its residential prepaid meter deployment by 100,000 units in a bid to allow consumers to better manage cons...

Nigeria’s gov plugs metering gap with giveaway of 1m prepaid meters

January 27, 2015
Nigeria will find it "impossible" to meter all electricity customers within the next two years as more than 50% of Nigerians are on estimated billing, said Minister of Power Chinedu Nebo.In an in...

Nigeria imports prepaid meters despite local content wrangle

December 1, 2014
In West Africa, Nigeria's prepaid meter manufacturers continue to rally against foreign imports leaving the investment opportunities for global players unclear and mired in local politics.In a rep...