Metering & Smart Energy International - A Week in Smart Metering

Metering & Smart Energy International digital editor Rose Bundock recognises the need for innovation in the energy industry.
Published: Wed 18 Nov 2015

At the start of this month, European Utility Week issued awards for innovation (including Enel for best digitisation project). 

This week, we recognise passion with a featured article written about an individual who believes in digital currency Bitcoin as a solution to African utilities' crippling revenue collection problems.

Lorien Gamaroff left his job to assist Africa's unbanked buy prepaid electricity. And he named his new company after UN secretary Ban Ki-moon. Crazy or creative? Listen to the audio interview and decide. 

And on the subject of the power of people, we share sad news from the Utilities Telecom Council, a partner association and friend of Metering & Smart Energy International. UTC announced yesterday the sudden death of its president and CEO Connie Durcsak

We remember Connie and her guidance to the US utility industry on its journey to modernisation.

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