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Huawei can solve challenges faced by DISCOs in Nigeria – Director


Lagos –  Mr Alan Lu, Director, Electrical Accounts, Huawei Technologies Co. Nig. Ltd., on Monday said the company had the solution to the biggest challenges faced by electricity distribution companies in Nigeria.
Lu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the company could eliminate illegal users and increase the number of users significantly.
He said that the company could also ensure bill collection success rate of 100 per cent.
According to the director, the Chinese company can increase revenue largely and ease the disputes between electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) and end users greatly.
“Huawei has been doing business in Nigeria for 16 years and we are committed to delivering innovative, affordable solution and dedicated services to our customers in Nigeria.
“This is coupled with innovative value added smart grid solutions.
“Huawei smart grid solution and platform is open and can be integrated; our strategy is to cooperate with local and power industry partners to enhance electricity distribution companies’ operations.
“We are committed to boosting Nigeria’s economic development,’’ he said.
Citing the organisation’s scorecard, Lu said Huawei had over 20 years in the electricity industry, and had through constant innovation served the top 10 smart grid customers worldwide.
He said that the company had worked and served more than 160 electricity customers and 100,000 substations.
The Huawei director said that the company had gained a wealth of experience and had delivered various successful projects in the electrical industry.
“The company is classified as a global leading ICT solution provider, and achieved revenue of 61 billion dollars in 2015.
“It ranked 228 largest companies in the fortune Global 500 list in 2015 as well.’’
He stressed that Huawei was honoured as a platinum sponsor to showcase its diversified solutions in the power industry at a summit this year.
Lu said that the summit had the slogan “Leading New ICT and Empowering Energy Efficiency’’.
“Our innovations include Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Solutions, Distribution Automation (DA) Solution, All-dielectric Self-Supporting (ADSS) Solution and Data Backup Solution,” the Huawei chief said. (NAN)

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