News Brief | September 2015
Siemens to implement Smart Grid solutions at Rs.75 crore
Siemens today said it´s modernising electricity distribution network in three states-Punjab, Uttarakhand and Haryana-with Smart Grid solutions. The volume of the orders amounts to a total cost of approximately Rs 75 crore.
´Siemens is modernising power distribution grids of Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Dehradun, and Faridabad for Punjab State Power Corporation, Uttarakhand Power Corporation, and Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam,´ Siemens said in a BSE filing. According to the statement, the objective of these projects is to improve quality and availability of power supply to residents and reduce the downtime in the event of a blackout in the entire grid.
For Maharashtra state discom, Siemens is equipping power distribution grids of eight cities with SCADA/DMS to improve grid availability and increase reliability of power supply. The contract was awarded aspart of the Indian government´s energy development programme.