AMI Pilot by EMCALI in Colombia
From meterpedia submission by Hector Enrique Peña González of EMCALI – email@example.com
Electricity pilot exercise in Cali, Colombia by EMCALI.
14,000 PLC meters will be installed at a cost of $4.5m between 2009 and 2010. The meters, provided by VEGA, will feature remote disconnection, tamper and diagnostic alerts, support for prepayment and load limiting/load control.
The first purpose is to reduce the non technical losses indicadors. Othe bennefits lookikg for includes:
1. Reduction on non-technical losses
2. Increases collect
3. Integration with Scada
4. Prepayment schemes
5. Best service
On this project we expect to evaluate posibilities with interfaces with the SCADA system an the commercial system. Also we are intend to aloow access to the people more vilnerable, sociallity meaning, with susteinable criteria and differential schemmas.
EMCALI already have 4000 meters installed under a different pilot in Cali, using RF and GPRS comms.