BXC Ghana Limited (BXC), a company registered in the Republic of Ghana is a subsidiary of Xiaocheng Electronic Technology Stock Co. Ltd (300139 SHENZHEN STOCK EXCHANGE) which is in the business of manufacturing and deploying highly efficient prepayment metering systems and management of power supply across the world. BXC was established in 2010 in Ghana with a group of Chinese investors who have trained and used Ghanaians to implement major projects in Ghana.
BXC operates in the Power Sector of Ghana. It specializes in the electricity generation, and distribution services. In terms of power distribution, it has developed local expertise in network optimization and management, metering and revenue management and has performed this role at various levels with the Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG). Having its parent company specialize in power management, manufacture of meters and its accessories, as well as technologies that protect or enhance metering, BXC is now poised to deliver world class ICT based prepayment metering solutions and power management to Ghana and the rest of the world.
BXC purchased and added CB Electric Ghana Limited to its portfolio to augment her vision to development of the power sector in Ghana. In terms of customer reach, BXC has a potential customer coverage of 650,000 customers (BXC – 450,000 and CB – 200,000 customers), making 21% of ECG customers. The company has so far installed fully functional 320,000 prepayment metering and associated systems on ECG’s distribution network. BXC has over 800 employees to meet the demand for implementation of all the power projects in Ghana.
As a major contractor in Ghana, BXC is implementing the Distribution system losses reduction and network improvement project to expand the ECG distribution grid and remove overloads, meter all customer consumption and perform an audit of electricity flow at all voltage levels to reduce electricity distribution system losses to a maximum of 10%. In this partnering with ECG, BXC is demarcating electricity district boundaries; and rehabilitating the electricity distribution networks in Accra West of ECG districts involving 450,000 households
BXC has made a number of investment in the power pool, which includes, 30million United State Dollars investment in 20MW solar power project at Mangoase in the Central Region; 660MW investment thermal plant with VRA at the Aboadze enclave with an expected investment of 500million United State Dollars; and 50million dollars rural electrification project.
In Central, Western and Eastern Regions of Ghana, BXC is currently replacing the bare conductors in the heavy wooded forest with aerial bundled conductors (ABCs) to prevent outages caused by a bridge of two energized conductors. The sections completed have brought great reliability to ECG’s distribution networks in the beneficiary communities.
BXC parent company is one of the biggest suppliers of super scale Integrated Circuits for electric power, telecommunication, water supply, gas supply and other industries both in China and abroad. The Parent company, Xiaocheng Electronic Technology Stock Co., has a management and technical Partner, XHANSI Energy, managing and distributing Power in China to over a sixty (60) million customers.
In South Africa, BXC is in the business of supplying meters for electricity and water distribution in some provinces. Additionally, nearly 50% of the Smart Grid is based on products of Xiaocheng Electronic Technology Stock Co., Ltd. BXC’s investment on this project stood at 1 billion rands.
The company specializes in the bulk power supply; research; monitoring and audit; design and application of Integrated Circuit (IC) products using cutting-edge technologies. The integrated circuits products include multifunction meter measuring IC products, multifunction PLC meters, multifunction meters, bi-directional infra-red based pulse detection IC products, and relay driver IC products; automatic metering systems, including reading, monitoring, and collecting subsystems; concentrators; smart meters, such as single and three phase, and GPRS meters. It also supplies PLCC modulation/demodulation chips, and concerned systems, as well as provides IC design and metering systems.
BXC has a strong organizational relationship between the parent company and partners as shown in the diagram below: