Electrical product and system supplier CG has fulfilled an order of 30,000 ZIV meters to Paraguay’s state utility Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) as part of the company’s Latin American expansion plans.

CG’s automation unit, which owns Spanish ZIV Metering Solutions, delivered the final 8,000 meters as part of a deal to improve the monitoring and performance of Paraguay’s grid expansion plans.

CG, part of the US$4 billion Indian-owned Avantha Group, began a relationship with ANDE by supplying single-phase and three-phase power transformers worth US$13.15 million.

The order was aimed to strengthen the Paraguayan 220 kV electricity network and grid to address the country’s escalating power demand.

CG is now looking to the expand its automation unit further into the Latin American countries of Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Brazil.

Electricity demand in the region is expected to grow by 28.3% by 2025, according to the International Energy Agency.

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