Globally, Electrical Motors Driven Systems (EMDS) use around 70 per cent of the electricity consumed by industry. Since the industry accounts for around 40 per cent of electricity demand in India, it follows that motors use around 28 per cent of total electricity, making it larger user than lighting at 24 per cent.
The power supply situation in India has seen a significant improvement in the past two to three years. According to reports, in the year 2011, more than 33 per cent of the rural population and 6 per cent of the country's urban population had lacked electricity.
We are pro-actively adapting our facilities to changing technologies
Nowadays, technology evolves and upgrades very fast. Do you think, it is a challenge to keep up with the fast-paced change when it comes to a testing facility like ERDA? Electrical Research and Development Association (ERDA) has also witnessed similar challenges in smart meter testing (development of IS:16444- Part-1 & part-2), change in Ministry of new and Renewable Energy (MNRE) specifications for solar lighting systems & solar pumping systems, change in BEE star rating programme for distribut
Reliability, quality and standardisation are the three principal norms in the electricity segment. On one side, the retail consumers look for quality power supply. To make this possible, numerous electrical and electronic equipments play a crucial role.
BIS-ICAI seminar on various power sector segments
In an attempt to proliferate sustainable development in India, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) jointly with International Copper Association India (ICA India), Indian Transformer Manufacturers Association (ITMA) and Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) conducted a workshop on standardization, certification & quality control of distribution transformers.
Halonix receives BIS certificate for LED lights
Halonix Technologies, has become the first lighting brand in the country to get Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification for its spectacular range of LED street lights. The esteemed certification to Halonix was awarded by BIS after rigorous assessment of the performance, quality, safety and reliability of its LED street lights.
Domestic price competitions affects product quality
India has a strong base of over 500 transformer industries with an overall capacity of 1,000 GVA per annum. The contribution for discoms/utilities is about 50 per cent while rest is catering to the export market.
Foreign shopping to widen market
Pumps are a common and important component in almost all industrial segments across the world. The most commonly and widely used pumps are the centrifugal pumps or the water pumps, of which the agricultural segment in India are the largest consumers