Developing a smart industry


“Developing a smart industry” is a session not to be missed at the upcoming Metering, Billing/CRM Africa, that will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from May 20-23, 2008 as part of African Utility Week.

This session will focus on how utilities can become more efficient with smarter technologies for metering. Edison Makwarela, senior consultant: Prepayment, Eskom, will showcase how smart metering can alleviate the country’s growing energy crisis.

Following his presentation, AMR/AMI for improved utility management will be presented by Richard Sanders, a director at Datamatic in the USA. Hoosain Essop, programme manager: customer services at the City of Cape Town will then conclude the session with a utility and customer perspective on the impact of smart metering on prepaid metering and vending.

For more information about the conference, please contact Nico Loretz:, Phone +27 21 700-3500, or visit