Foreign power equipment: Should the domestic industry lobby be worried on grid security?


Foreign power equipment: Should the domestic industry lobby be worried on grid security?

The domestic power industry lobby has once again raised concerns over the use of Chinese gear in the Indian powergrid projects and electrical power systems. The increasing use of Chinese products and technology is a serious concern at a time when the transmission grid and distribution infrastructure is becoming increasingly intelligent but more vulnerable too, the lobby claims.

In a recent letter to the power ministry, New Delhi-based Indian Electrical and Electronics Foreign power equipment: Should the domestic industry lobby be worried on grid security? Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) highlighted what it calls a “security threat” to critical power infrastructure with increased use of foreign automation and communication systems being introduced for operation and management of the electricity grid. Read More…

Credit By : Energy.Economictimes.Indiatimes.com

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