Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Winners of Metering International Excellence Awards Announced; Four Prestigious Utilities Honoured with ‘Tomorrow’s Leader’Award

Dubai-UAE: 07 December, 2010 – Metering  International,  the  global  leader

in  metering  and  grids  information,  today  announced  the  winners  of  the  Metering

International Excellence Awards. The awards mark each organisation’s contribution

to the utilities and projects that have caught the attention of the wider international

smart grid community for their innovation and quality.

The Metering International Excellence Awards ceremony took place at the Shangri-

la  Hotel  in  Dubai.  Four  leading  utilities  were  honoured  with ‘Tomorrow’s  Leader’

award  for  having  demonstrated  a  commitment  to  the  smart  grid  future  and

making  promising  initial  strides  towards  the  smart  grid  goal.  Saad  H.  Al  Mansour,

Executive Vice President, Distribution and Customer Service and Yousif Al Barrack,

Automation  and  IT  Distribution  Systems  Manager  received  the  award  for  Saudi

Electricity  Company;  Abdulla  Al  Aghbari,  VIP  Distribution  Planning  received  the

award  for  Dubai  Electricity  and  Water  Authority;  Saeed  Nassouri,  Senior  Technical

Advisor,  received  the  award  for  Abu  Dhabi  Water  and  Electricity  Authority;  and

Ahmed  Nasser  Al  Nasser,  Manager,  Electricity  Projects  received  the  award  for

Kahrama, Qatar.

Loubna  Aghfazi,  Portfolio  Director,  Spintelligent,  a  Clarion  Events  partner,

said: “Metering utilities across the Middle East are making substantial investments

to ensure that the smart grid infrastructure is state of the art and continue to push

the  industry  benchmarks.  The  Metering  International  Excellence  Award  recognizes

the commitment, innovation and leadership each of the utilities have demonstrated,

and it is an honour to have various industry leaders join us on this special day.”  

Established  in  1996,  Metering  International  is  the  global  leader  in  delivering  utility

metering,  billing  and  customer  management  news  to  loyal  readers  in  over  200 countries worldwide.

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