50,000 smart meters installed in NDMC area

50,000 smart meters installed in NDMC area

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), the energy services company under the Union Ministry of Power, has announced the completion of the project to replace 50,000 conventional electricity meters with smart meters in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area.

The aim of the project is to enhance consumer convenience and rationalise electricity consumption. The adoption of smart meters will lead to total annual savings of 12.47 crore to NDMC, said an official statement.

‘Affordable power’

India is making rapid strides in providing universal access to affordable power. The Centre is accelerating the adoption of smart meters to ensure efficient management of electricity by checking data-entry errors, billing inefficiencies, and cutting the costs of manual meter reading through web-based monitoring system,” said RK Singh, Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, on Wednesday. Read More

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