Smart Grid in Doha in Cooperation with Siemens
Modern Middle Eastern cities use a lot of water, for everyday cooking and hygiene and above all to support massive demand for air-conditioning. To manage this huge throughput of water Doha, one of the fastest growing cities in the region, the utility Kahramaa needed an army of meter readers to perform monthly readings. With its population soaring as fast as its dozens of new skyscrapers, the city’s utility Kahramaa knew that they could not cope indefinitely with the ever-increasing workload.
Modernise the city’s metering systems to meet massive population and infrastructure growth manual meter readings no longer viable
BPL Meshed network connecting 800 MV/LV substations, connecting more than 88,000 households and 17,000 water meters to be read remotely via a Network Management System