Power Today |
 
Advertise Here [728 W x 90 H pixels]
News Brief | April 2011

BESCOM to appoint smart grid consultants by April

BESCOM, which got a US grant worth $453,350 (Rs 2.04 crore) for smart grid development in Bangalore, said that it is finalising the appointment of US consultants and hopes to do it by April. The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) had floated a request for proposal (RFP) inviting bids to appoint US consultants for the smart grid pilot project in Bangalore. Once the bids were submitted, a sub-committee was constituted to evaluate the bids. The report on evaluation of bids will be submitted to USTDA soon. On receipt of clearance from USTDA, BESCOM will sign the contract with the successful bidder.

While ordinary electricity grids use analogue technology, smart grids use digital technology, which enables electricity supply companies (ESCOMs) to save energy and reduce costs. Using a smart grid, ESCOMs could one day offer customers cheaper electricity at different times of the day. This could encourage households to use energy-consuming devices at off-peak hours, thereby improving the load balancing abilities of BESCOM across the city.

Contact: BESCOM
Tel: +91 080 2295 5400
Web: www.bescom.org
Post your comment
Name:  
Email:    
Comments:  
Verification Code:   Change Image

 

Posted Comment
1 .     Yogesh Says:
17 Oct 2016
I wish to start pvc / pp electric wire unit in Delhi. What kind of information I can get if I subscribe for your magazine

2 .     Sarfaraj Bilakhiya Says:
20 Sep 2016
Pls invite me all auction in gujarat

3 .     k.natarajan Says:
20 Jun 2016
we are doing business developing for solar power ,thermal power , customer supporting and we have 45 mw splar power on hand needs investors..... thanks lot pls call +910842559230 +919842753550


Advertise Here [728 W x 90 H pixels]