Itron wins smart meter contract in Johannesburg

In collaboration with the Edison Power Group, Itron won a smart metering contract from the city of Johannesburg, South Africa

In collaboration with the Edison Power Group, Itron received a contract award from the city of Johannesburg, South Africa.

The engagement, which has a total contract value of about $150 million, will require Itron to supply its latest generation smart meters and associated smart metering system, tying into the city of Johannesburg's growth and development strategy to improve service delivery and efficiency through network automation.

After a global search, Itron was identified by Edison Power Group as the right partner to deliver the best solution for City Power. Key to the solution will be the empowerment of City Power's customers, allowing them to better manage their electricity usage and take steps to save energy, as well as money on their utility bills.

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