Huawei Smart Grid Bolsters Power in Ethiopia

By Megan Crouse, Real-Time Digital Reporter

Chinese tech giant Huawei showed off its Smart Grid, designed to improve the reliability and efficiency of power grids, at a summit in Ethiopia on Oct. 28.

The summit, organized by the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity of Ethiopia, brought industry experts and executives together to talk about industry trends and issues within the global electric power companies. They discussed new energy conversion efficiency, how to reduce line losses in long-distance transmission, and the utilization of sensors and control technologies in electric power companies.

In particular, the Huawei Advanced Metering Infrastructure Solution helps power companies improve efficiency using Hi-Power Line Carrier communication and the Internet of Things.

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