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Oman Electricity Holding Company, CESI in smart-metering initiative

Sign agreement to make Automated Meter Reading a reality in the country

| | Apr 13, 2015 | 12:31 pm
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Sign agreement to make Automated Meter Reading a reality in the country

CESI Middle East has signed an agreement with Oman’s Electricity Holding Company SAOC (EHC) (Nama Group), on behalf of distribution and supply companies in the Sultanate of Oman to introduce Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technology for high-value customers, the company said in a communiqué. EHC is a joint-stock company holding the shares of the Government in nine companies engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and related water services.

The agreement with CESI was signed in the presence of senior executives from EHC’s subsidiaries, including Muscat Electricity Distribution Company SAOC, Mazoon Electricity Company SAOC, Majan Electricity Company SAOC, Rural Areas Electricity Company SAOC and Dofar Power Company.

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(L-R) DrFlorisHendrikus Schulze, Managing Director, CESI Middle East; FirozEsmailJariwala, Managing Director, Vanguard Engineering & Oilfield Services Co; and Eng Omar Al Wahaibi, CEO, Nama Group at the signing ceremony

According to the agreement, CESI will help EHC and its subsidiaries to develop the blueprint for the implementation of AMR for high-value customers in Oman. CESI will be responsible for defining the customer segments and functional requirements of AMR. In addition, CESI will plan the roll-out, outlining security measures and standards, designing the market messaging system, detailing the solution architecture and system level designs to be employed in the AMR System, identifying meter specifications, telecommunications media and IT solutions and Meter Data Management System (MDMS) and charting out the testing strategy, governance practices, risk evaluation and mitigation practices.


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