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.
Some companies are adopting global standards
Only about 10% of motor production in the country is adapted to IE2 & above level. The country is losing a great opportunity of energy conservation. With just shifting to IE2 level as mandatory, at current levels of motor production, in the fMEPSirst year itself India can save about Rs.500 crore.
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