October 12, 2019
Web Development
NI Electricity Networks



he National Institute of Energy (NIE) faced significant challenges in managing its metering election teams due to the reliance on outdated manual processes and a lack of centralized data access. This resulted in inefficiencies, delays, and inconsistencies in metering operations.


To address these challenges, NIE embarked on a project to develop a comprehensive mobile app and web management portal for its metering election teams. The mobile app was designed to provide field personnel with real-time access to data, enabling them to capture readings, update meter status, and submit reports directly from the field. The web management portal, on the other hand, empowered NIE staff to manage and oversee all metering activities from a centralized location.


Solution / Benefits

  • The introduction of these new tools has brought about a range of benefits for NIE, including:

    • Improved Efficiency and Speed: Field personnel can now efficiently capture and submit metering readings, eliminating the need for manual data entry and reducing turnaround times.
    • Enhanced Data Accuracy and Consistency: Real-time data access and centralized data management ensure that metering data is accurate, consistent, and readily available for analysis.
    • Enhanced Decision-Making: NIE staff can now gain deeper insights into metering trends and patterns, enabling them to make informed decisions regarding resource allocation and optimization.
    • Increased Productivity and Automation: Automation of repetitive tasks has freed up field personnel to focus on more critical tasks, improving their overall productivity.
    • Remote Monitoring and Control: NIE staff can remotely monitor the status of meters and field activities, enabling proactive interventions and issue resolution.


      Overall Impact:

      The implementation of the mobile app and web management portal has transformed NIE’s metering operations, leading to significant improvements in efficiency, accuracy, and data-driven decision-making. By streamlining processes, enhancing data accessibility, and enabling remote monitoring, NIE is better positioned to optimize its metering activities and achieve its operational goals.