Published On: Thu, May 19th, 2016

Tripartite partnership drives smart tech in SA energy

Tripartite partnershipJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A partnership consisting of a local consulting  company, a global adviser and an energy group is poised to advance the  development and implementation of smart energy technologies and services
in South Africa.

EON Consulting, Analysys Mason and Iberdrola respectively have announced  the collaboration.

The partnership brings together global best practice and local expertise to support the transformation of the utility sector and help deploy energy  solutions that will benefit utility operators and consumers alike and enable South Africa to leapfrog the energy challenges it has faced in the past.

“Achieving transformation in the South Africa market requires the  leveraging of global expertise in utility transformation and the use of  smart energy technologies, coupled with strong local knowledge around the
particular requirements of the South Africa market and its consumers,”  explained Bertha Dlamini, Chief Executive Officer of EON Consulting.

The partnership will leverage Iberdrola’s global leadership in utility  operations and technology development. Iberdrola was instrumental  development and formation of PRIME an open standard with real  interoperability for smart metering and smart grids. The company also  recently completed a roll-out of more than 7,5 million smart meters in Spain that will reach the total figure of 10,5 million in 2018.

Analysys Mason brings to the partnership global advisory skills and best practice in communications and networks technology, utility applications  and smart energy. Analysys Mason has worked with utilities, governments
and communications service providers across the globe.

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