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A boon to discoms, but privacy concerns remain over smart meters

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

The government’s move to push smart meters could reduce bill shocks for power consumers and potentially rein in the debt woes of distribution companies (discoms) by reducing theft and improving their operational efficiency, but privacy issues continue to linger. This comes in...

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Long-term planning is needed to make power grids ready for EV load: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

When electric vehicles (EVs) become a favoured transportation option for Indians, policy makers need to think about the ecosystem it will require, and it is much more than just planning for charging stations. One factor least talked about, or planned for, in the penetration...

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French MNC EDF upbeat on India across renewables, nuclear, T&D sectors

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

French power multinational EDF (Électricité de France) is upbeat on India across several areas including renewables, nuclear power, transmission and distribution systems, and smart grids. The...

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Chandigarh admin to install smart meters seek report on smart grid

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 13, 2019

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has sought a progress report on Smart Grid project from the UT electricity department. Under the Smart Grid project, the UT administration has...

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3 years after launch, New Delhi Municipal Council smart city work in progress

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

On January 28, 2016, 20 cities were chosen through a competitive contest for the government’s urban renewal flagship initiative –– the Smart City Mission. The concept was new –– cities competed...

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Bengaluru: Over 17,000 Bescom meters in Tumakuru to go smart

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) will soon start work on the advanced metering infrastructure project, wherein 17,615 domestic and commercial meters in Tumakuru city will go...

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All meters to be smart prepaid in 3 years

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2018

The Ministry of Power on Monday stated that it will make all meters smart prepaid in three years from April 1.

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Delhi's power discom TPDDL starts installation of smart meters, aims to cover five lakh consumers in next two years

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

Delhi's power discom...

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Power consumers can now pay bills in small installments via smart meters: R K Singh

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2018

Electricity consumers will soon be able to pay their bills in small installments...

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All electricity meters to be smart prepaid in 3 yrs: power minister R K Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

Power Minister R K Singh today said all electricity meters in the country will be smart prepaid meters in the next three years. 

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