DISCOs tasks to install over 155,700 AMI meters by June.

ISLAMABAD -- The government has planned to instal over 155,700 Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) meters in all of the power distribution companies (DISCOs) by June aimed at reducing power sector losses, enhance quality of billing and recoveries besides addressing consumers complaints of over billing.

Official sources told reporter here that AMI system would help identify areas of power outage and power losses. The system would be installed at all high losses feeders and transformers in DISCOs, he said.

They said AMI was a proven technology in utilities worldwide to improve technical and financial viability of distribution system and enhance system capabilities.

The present methodology of measuring the electricity consumption of consumers through meters was working satisfactorily. The change from existing postpaid billing system to...

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