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Huawei to partner Nigerian manufacturers on reliable power supply


HuaweiHuawei has declared its willingness to partner with Nigerian Meter manufacturers through technology exchanges for a healthy industry ecosystem and improve power supply in the country.

President of Energy Industry, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei, Jerry Ji, made this commitment during the Power Industry Summit at the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) 2015 themed “Better Connected Smart Grid, Greater Energy Efficiency” in Lagos, Nigeria.

The event hosted by Huawi, gathered industry experts and senior executives of West African electric power companies to discuss emerging industry trends and issues.

Topics of discussion included improvements in new energy conversion efficiency and the utilization of information and communication technology (ICT), sensors, measurement, and control technologies to improve the operation and management efficiency of electric power companies.

Speaking at the summit, Ji said that enhancing energy efficiency throughout the entire process, which includes electric power generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption has become a common goal for electric power companies around the world. “With Huawei’s Fully-connected Smart Grid Solution based on innovative ICT infrastructure, these companies can build safe, reliable, environmentally friendly, and sustainable power grids to improve energy and operational efficiency.”

He noted that the contribution from channel partners is important to the ecosystem, as it enables a better connected smart grid that adopts an open architecture.
“In line with its Business-Driven ICT Infrastructure (BDII) guiding principle, Huawei is committed to building a smart grid value chain by focusing on ICT infrastructure and implementing its ‘Win-Win Cooperation’ strategy. With this, Huawei fully collaborates with its partners in the areas of technology, hardware, software, and services to enable joint innovations, helping customers in the electric power industry achieve business success.”

At the Summit, Huawei showcased its Fully-connected Smart Grid Solutions in both a corporate operation scenario and electricity operation scenario. Demonstrations in electricity generation, transmission, transformation, distribution, and consumption were provided to show how innovative ICT infrastructure helps electric power companies construct safe, reliable, environmentally friendly, and sustainable power grids that improve their energy and operational efficiency. Huawei also showcased its latest Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Solution that provides a well-designed customer management system to help electric power companies improve operational efficiency.

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