12 December 2012 – Electrometer Company (GEM) has deployed over 350,000 credit meters and about 440,000 prepayment meters in several parts of Ghana, including Koforidua, Ho, Takoradi, Sekondi, Cape Coast, Kasoa, Accra and Tema.
Duke Nelson, deputy director of IT and projects at GEM, told Ghana Business News that the company supplies single-phase credit electromechanical meters, three-phase credit electromechanical meters, single-phase multi-tariff tamper-proof electronic credit meters, three-phased multi tariff tamper-proof electronic credit meters, single phase pre-paid electro-cash meters and three-phased pre-paid electro-cash meters.
GEM also undertakes supply of prepayment and electromechanical meters, management of smart cards and software of prepayment systems, supply of smart cards for prepayment system and the supply of disposable cards for recharging vending stations.
Through its strategic partner Elsewedy Electrometer, Egypt, GEM says it has gained the technology, skill and capacity to introduce new generations of electronic meters to the Ghanaian and west African markets, with Elsewedy Electrometer being ranked the fifth largest meter company in the world in sales value. It supplies meters to 70% of all African countries.