With about 70% of the country’s populating having access to electricity. Botswana is currently focused on the digital transformation of its grid network to enhance reliable access for its people.
GE Power’s Digital Energy software will provide a single platform for grid control centers in Gaborone and Francistown
Project will improve customer service, reduce down-time and improve revenue collection
Contract expands GE Power’s software leadership in Energy Management Systems (EMS) in Southern AfricAligning with Botswana’s commitment to provide energy users access to affordable energy services and improve its grid efficiency, GE Power’s Grid Solution business (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has signed its first contract with Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) on May 24, 2018. The contract includes the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a SCADA/Energy Management system at the principal grid control centers in Botswana Power Corporation’s (BPC) headquarters in Gaborone and the back-up control center in Francistown.
At the contract signing ceremony, Dr. Stefan Schwarzfischer, Chief Executive Officer for Botswana Power Corporation said, “The functionalities of this platform will improve customer services by leveraging our existing customer call system, reduce down-time, improve …read more