IRAN’s Smart Metering Project( FAHAM)

Details of the organization
Monenco Iran Consulting Engineers
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Business sector entities

Information about the project
IRAN’s Smart Metering Project( FAHAM)
The plan (FAHAM project) was initiated nine years earlier, by placing the implementation of the Iranian national advanced metering infrastructure plan on the agenda of the country’s government and Ministry of Power. The specific project goal was to transform the meters from a simple measuring and counting device to one element of an integrated system of hardware, software and people that can be used to better manage the electric services that customers find essential to their lives. Economic benefits • Reducing non-technical losses • Demand management (tariff management) • Improving consumption patterns through the information shared with the customer • Improving the payment system • Preparation for electricity retail markets Social benefits • No need for periodic trips to each physical location to read the meters • Establishment of appropriate services for developing the electronic government • Increasing electricity sale options with different prices • Power delivery with higher quality and reliability • Reducing cost of electricity due to reduced operating costs • Increasing billing accuracy and speed by eliminating the human error factor • Providing better customer service • Creating customer’s participation in consumption management and costs reduction Environmental benefits • Reducing polluted gas and CO2 emissions |(Awarded Energy Globe Award 2015-2016) • Reducing consumption through energy management and reducing network losses • Demand management through sharing the information with customers
National implementation: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Ongoing from 01/01/2011 to 01/01/2018

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