The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved a petition filed by Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) regarding the rollout of smart meters in the state.
The UPPCL had submitted that it was going to install smart meters for urban high-end customers and for the remaining consumers, these smart meters will be installed later in a phased manner.
UPPCL has roped in Energy Efficiency Service Limited (EESL) for the installation of smart meters due to their expertise in low cost bulk procurement and working as demand aggregators.
EESL will make upfront capital investment and recover it in long-term out of the gains of the project on OPEX basis. Read More