Nigeria partners with Bulgaria’s Incotex to make prepayment meters

October 13, 2014
Bulgarian meter manufacturer Incotex has gained a foothold in the Nigerian pre-paid meter market with a partnership with engineering company Techno Gas and Power, according to local media sources in...

Nigeria’s manufacturers rally against imports of prepayment meters

September 3, 2014
Nigerian manufacturers of prepayment and post-paid meters have again spoken out against international companies trying to enter the local market. During a meeting of local manufacturers to discuss ...

Zimbabwe’s ZESA acts to cut 17% electricity revenue losses

August 5, 2014
In southern Africa, a subsidiary of state-owned utility Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority or ZESA Holdings is taking action to reverse revenue losses of 17 per cent a year, according to local medi...

British Gas wants to take over your home (in a good way)

July 22, 2014
UK dual-fuel energy company British Gas will trial smart prepaid meters and connected boilers as part of a move towards a full connected home offering, according to commercial director Nina Bhatia. ...

Itron to supply UK’s Utilita with fully serviced prepaid electricity meters

July 22, 2014
Global metering manufacturer Itron announced today that Utilita, a supplier of prepayment gas and electricity in the UK, has signed a contract with Itron for a full suite of services in support...

Smart meters: Zimbabwe minister confirms upcoming tender

July 4, 2014
Zimbabwe's energy and power development minister Dzikamai Mavhaire has said there is "no going back" on plans to switch from prepaid meters to smart units in a bid to cut state utility Zimbabwe Electr...

Itron to supply gas prepaid meters to cut Bangladesh energy losses

July 1, 2014
US metering giant Itron has won a deal in south Asia with the supply of prepaid gas meters to Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company (TGTDCL), Bangladesh's largest natural gas distributor. ...

Sierra Leone awards North Africa’s STEG-IS prepaid meter contract

June 30, 2014
In Sierra Leone, the Ministry of Energy has awarded a contract for 10,000 prepaid meters and vending stations to STEG International Services (STEG-IS), a subsidiary of Tunisian Power and Gas Company, ...