Jordanian utility issues tenders for 76k electricity meters

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The Jordanian Electric Power Company has issued tenders for the supply of single phase and three phase LV electric meters

In the Middle East, the Jordanian Electric Power Company (JEPCO) has issued two tenders for the supply of single phase and three phase LV electricity meters respectively.

The utility is requesting proposals for the design, manufacture, testing and delivery of 70,000 single phase and 6,000 three phase meters to the port of Aqaba in Jordan.

Interested parties must submit their proposals in two forms: one hard copy and one soft copy (on CD as a PDF) in a sealed envelope addressed to The General Manager, Jordanian Electric Power Company Limited, P.O Box 618, Amman, Hashemite kingdom of Jordan.

Deadline for submissions is 25 December, 2015.

The utility says the proposals must include:

  1. Details of their representative or associated companies in Jordan who will deal with the contract if it is awarded to the tenderer.
  2. Three non-returnable representative samples (electric meters, configuration and support software)
  3. Complete type and reliability tests certificates performed by qualified and well recognized European electric meters’ testing laboratories such as SGS, KEMA and NMI.

Contact details: telephone +962 6 5503600/5503660, fax +962 6 5503619, email

Established in 1938, JEPCO is responsible for distributing electrical energy to about 66% of the Jordanian population.

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Nicholas Nhede is an experienced energy sector writer based in Clarion Event's Cape Town office. He has been writing for Smart Energy International’s print and online media platforms since 2015, on topics including metering, smart grids, renewable energy, the Internet of Things, distributed energy resources and smart cities. Originally from Zimbabwe, Nicholas holds a diploma in Journalism and Communication Studies. Nicholas has a passion for how technology can be used to accelerate the energy transition and combat climate change.