ISLAMABAD : Smart meters installed with the cooperation of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on incoming and outgoing feeders at all the nine government owned electric utilities has helped save 100 megawatts of electricity. Smart metering system installed in the grid stations would help distribution companies around the country to anticipate and manage energy loads, allowing them to provide more people with electricity on a more reliable basis, said an official of USAID.

while talking to media. “Nearly 100 megawatts of energy has been saved and added to the national grid station through this programme”. He said installation of smart meters at the electricity distribution companies under USAID funded project will help Pakistan reduce line losses and ensure efficient supply of electricity to the consumers.