Melbourne, Australia — (METERING.COM) — November 2, 2010 – An Au$40 million (US$39.5 million) contract to install more than 750,000 smart meters as phase 2 of the Jemena Electricity Networks (JEN) and United Energy Distribution (UED) advance metering infrastructure (AMI) rollout in Victoria has been awarded to Service Stream.
This new contract will see Service Stream continue as the sole provider of field services through to the completion of the program in June 2013.
The contract is the only AMI project in Victoria that requires the field installation provider to provide a complete turn-key service, which includes design, development and support of a field mobility solution; management and scheduling of all field services and data collection; installation of the approximately 750,000 smart meters commencing January 2011; installation of the communication technology; contact centre services for both network owners’ customers; management of logistics; and fault truck support.
Service Stream is currently performing AMI installations for the CitiPower and Powercor Electricity Networks in Victoria.
In addition the company has just been awarded a new 4-year, Au$8 million contract with WA Gas Networks for metering services.