Agro-Wells a Priority in Smart Meter Program

Agro-Wells a Priority in Smart Meter ProgramAgro-Wells a Priority in Smart Meter Program

The second phase of the National Smart Metering Program (known as Faham in Persian) is underway as planned and five million energy-intensive agricultural, housing and commercial units are due to get smart electricity meters in two years, the plan’s director said.
"First phase of the plan began in 2014 and so far 100,000 agro-wells have been equipped with the new system," Hadi Modaqeq was quoted as saying by ISNA.
During the first phase (2014 to 2017), 60,000 devices were installed on wells and the number reached 100,000 in 2018 -- up 66%. 
The agriculture sector will have priority in the second phase because placing the new system on wells will help the Energy Ministry efficiently monitor water use. 


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