Solar has many unique attributes which make it a preferred source of power, particularly in India, a densely populated country with a high energy deficit - where it can be rapidly deployed across most parts of the country, due to its modular nature and by virtue of it being environment friendly.
Transforming Rajasthan´s Discoms
IT has brought about tectonic shifts in the power sector and transformed distribution companies in the country. The benefits that IT brings are all pervasive change - improved operational efficiency, sustained cost reductions, enhanced consumer experience and so on.
India Power Corporation (Bodhgaya) Limited
India Power Corporation Ltd. (IPCL), formerly known as DPSC Limited, incorporated in 1919, is set to become India´s leading power generation and utility company. The company has actively forayed into a diversified portfolio, with renewable and conventional modes of power generation, distribution and power trading.
Discoms to benefit from UDAY in near to medium term: ICRA
The Centre´s flagship Uday scheme will benefit power distribution companies significantly in the near to medium-term, but strict focus on improving efficiency, timeliness and tariff hike adequacy will be critical for their financial turnaround in the long-run, says an ICRA report.
IT-enabled power distribution to save Rs.10,000 crore annually
GoI aims to save as much as Rs.10,000 crore annually by leveraging IT to ramp up its power distribution network in urban towns by January 2019. Moving in this direction, the Ministry of Power is likely to award the works to have IT-driven power distribution in as many as 2,636 towns across the country by December this year.
Largest change is dramatic evolution of Internet of Things
For the sake of clarity, I will restrict myself to the low voltage space. The single largest change we has been the evolution of ´Internet of Things´ or ´Industry 4.0´. The impact of this on users is immense, as the ability to communicate opens up a whole spectrum of possibilities for more intelligent use of power and more efficient processes.