Standardization infrastructure in Africa in support of electrification


Conference: Metering, Billing, CRM/CIS Africa 2006
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Presenter: Paul Johnson
Abstract: In this paper Johnson brings to light the need for standardisation in terms of infrastructure, with specific reference to electrification. In particular he highlights the challenges facing utilities and providers, the multiple success factors, the role of standardisation, history, the scarcity of technical skills, the language barrier and the introduction of AFSEC.