In 2006, the company completed an initial AMI deployment of 42 substations (220/110kV) for Karagandy Zharyk in Kazakhstan.

The second stage of AMI deployment will cover an additional 45 power substations (110/35/10kV).

According to Elster, the new deployment is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

Elster is a provider of electricity, gas and water measurement and control systems, and its offerings include distribution monitoring and control, advanced smart metering, demand response, networking and software solutions, and related communications and services.