Denmark’s biggest utility DONG Energy has put out a tender for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) for 1 million meters in the capital Copenhagen and one of its regions Zealand in a contract estimated at 2 billion DKK (Danish krone) or US$367 million.

The contract will be awarded to one service provider responsible for delivering the AMI system including meters, communication and head end system, as well as installing meters and communication systems.

The scope of the tender also includes meter operation and maintenance.

The state-controlled utility which generates its own power, supplies to other European countries and manages wind farms, will pre-qualify six to eight candidates for the tender procedure.

The deadline for submissions is June 2, 2014.

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