Smart Grid Initiatives in India

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4Q 2013 | IN-1018077


Indian Capital State Delhi to Witness Drastic Reforms in Utilities in 2014


Delhi’s state utilities will see drastic changes in 2014, as households get free water of up to 667 liters/day or 20 kiloliters/month beginning in 2014 and power tariffs cut by 50% of the unit cost for households using less than 400 units of electricity. Recently, IBM was selected by Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDD) to design and deliver smart grid solutions for its 1.3 million customers in Delhi, India.

The Power Grid in India Is Ripe for a Smart Grid Upgrade


The TPDD in collaboration with IBM will develop an advanced metering infrastructure and demand-response pilot. In mid-2002, two Indian states, Delhi and Orissa, privatized power distribution in order to reduce losses and improve efficiency. Traditionally, power...

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