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Safaricom eyes revenue share in smart meter plan for Kenya Power

Thursday 16 September 2021 | 10:16 CET | News
Safaricom is looking to earn KES 53.5 billion from installing smart electricity meters for Kenya Power's large consumers in a deal aimed at curbing power theft and leakages and fixing weaknesses on the utility firm's transmission network, Business Daily reported. The operator is proposing to install a KES 31 billion intelligent system that will connect 330,300 electricity meters to a central location and track electricity use, power outages and load on transformers as well as to read meters remotely.

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Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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