UT admin to install smart meters seek report on smart grid


UT admin to install smart meters seek report on smart grid

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has sought a progress report on Smart Grid project from the UT electricity department. Under the Smart Grid project, the UT administration has planned to install smart electricity meters, which are part of power sector reforms.

With the installation of smart meters, there will be zero tempering of electricity meters. Besides, the tripping in main lines will also be alerted immediately at power control room. The new system will be beneficial for both department and for consumers.

A senior official of the UT electricity department said that they have allotted a work to a firm for replacing 30 thousand existing power meters into smart meters in Sectors 29, 31, 47, 48, Industrial area phase 1 and 2, and villages Faida, Ram Darbar, Hallo Majra, Raipur Kalan, Makhan Majra and Daria. Read More

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