• Accenture
  • Aqualectra N.V.
  • Bangladesh Power Development Board (Bangladesh)
  • Department of Trade and Industry (South Africa)
  • Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Electricidade de Mocambique, EDM (Mozambique)
  • Edel (Angola)
  • FICHTNER (Germany)
  • Eskom (South Africa)
  • Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW) (Germany)
  • Namibian Local Government (Namibia)
  • West Nile Rural Electrification Company – WENRECo (Uganda)
  • World Bank – EDM, Tanesco and ZSFPC (Mozambique, Tanzania, Zanzibar)
  • Zanzibar State Fuel and Power Corporation (ZSFPC)


1. Consultant to EDM – Mozambique to manage the implementation of the National online vending systems. The project involves online interfaces to Banks, mobile phone operators and the internet to facilitate sales of tokens through these channels.

2. Consultant to KfW and BPDB on the Energy Efficiency Project in Bangladesh. This is a national roll-out of prepaid systems in Bangladesh. The project includes STS online vending, third party vending and  AMR systems.

3. UDS was the Consultant to EDM – Mozambique on the Commercial Reorientation of Electricity Sector Toolkit project involving network rehabilitation, AMR, outage management and prepayment metering funded by the World Bank.

4. Consultant to WENRECo, Uganda on the Switch to Prepayment Metering Project to manage the implementation of online vending systems and supply of the STS prepayment meters and accessories.

5. Metering Specialist Nigeria. UDS was appointed as Specialist Technical Advisor to assist Accenture in establishing an organization capable of providing prepaid services for the customers in Lagos State. This project involved network rehabilitation, non-STS prepayment systems and AMR/prepayment incorporated into a single system.

6. Power Sector Research for the Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa.

7. Study into best practices for revenue improvement in the South African Municipal environment for the Development Bank of Southern Africa. Metering, Internet billing, AMR, AMI, prepaid water and electricity, GIS technologies and technologies for credit management and credit control were investigated.

8. UDS was the Prepayment metering specialists on Eskom’s Prepaid Operations Project (POP).

9. Formation of Public Private Partnership in Bangladesh. A public private partnership for one of the Distribution areas of Bangladesh was developed as a pilot project. UDS completed the feasibility studies and a project  financed as a grant from the German government. The project involved rehabilitation of 11/0.4 kV network, detailed network design, metering and customer service technologies.

10. Detailed technical and project management assistance to the Tanesco Prepayment Metering project in Dar es Salaam funded by the World Bank.

11. UDS completed analysis of South African Metering and SCADA market and survey of Southern African Market for value added services in the substation secondary equipment disciplines.

12. Preparation of technical specification, bid documents, guidelines and procedures for a prepayment metering installation and management contract in Zanzibar (with Kennedy & Donkin Africa on World Bank Project).

13. UDS provided consulting services to the Electricity Supply Industry in Namibia regarding standardization and management of prepayment metering for rural areas.

14. Research work for Eskom’s Technology Research and Investigations Division regarding reliability studies and optimal test methodologies for electricity meters.